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Local News : Stories
by Gary Soto


Overview - In thirteen stories full of wit and energy, Gary Soto illuminates the ordinary lives of young people. Meet Angel, who would rather fork over twenty bucks than have photos of his naked body plastered all over school; Philip, who discovers he has a "mechanical mind," whatever that means; Estela, known as Stinger, who rules Jos 's heart and the racquetball court; and many other kids, all of them with problems as big as only a preteen can make them.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In thirteen stories full of wit and energy, Gary Soto illuminates the ordinary lives of young people. Meet Angel, who would rather fork over twenty bucks than have photos of his naked body plastered all over school; Philip, who discovers he has a "mechanical mind," whatever that means; Estela, known as Stinger, who rules Jos 's heart and the racquetball court; and many other kids, all of them with problems as big as only a preteen can make them.
Funny, touching, and wholly original, Local News is Gary Soto in top form.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780152046958
  • ISBN-10: 015204695X
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: March 2003
  • Page Count: 160
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > Short Stories
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Adolescence & Coming of Age

 
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