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Jesse
by Gary Soto


Overview - In this new edition of his first young adult novel, Gary Soto paints a moving portrait of seventeen-year-old Jesse, who has left his parents' home to live with his older brother. These Mexican American brothers hope junior college will help them escape their heritage of tedious physical labor.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In this new edition of his first young adult novel, Gary Soto paints a moving portrait of seventeen-year-old Jesse, who has left his parents' home to live with his older brother. These Mexican American brothers hope junior college will help them escape their heritage of tedious physical labor. Their struggles are humorous, true to life, and deeply affecting. Young adults will sympathize with the brothers as they come to terms with what is possible for each of them in an imperfect world.

Includes a reader's guide.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780152054250
  • ISBN-10: 0152054251
  • Publisher: Harcourt Paperbacks
  • Publish Date: October 2006
  • Page Count: 166
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.9 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


Related Categories

Books > > People & Places - United States - Hispanic & Latino
Books > > Social Themes - General (see also headings under Family)
Books > > Family - Siblings

 
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