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Archive for September, 2010

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

IndexThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie is an upbeat story that follows Junior, a Spokane Indian who really does not fit in at his high school on the Reservation so ends up transferring to an upscale all-white school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.  Written in a diary format with hilarious cartoons, join Junior as he survives Freshman year dealing with friendship, racism, sports, and alcoholism.

By jperez on September 30, 2010 Categories: Books, Fiction, Young Adult

A Bad Case of the Giggles

61+LxK07P7L__SL500_AA300_ If you like silly things,

Give these poems a try.

I’ll bet if you read just one,

You’ll laugh so hard you’ll cry!

 

By jperez on September 23, 2010 Categories: Books, Nonfiction, Youth

Volar sobre el pantano

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VOLAR SOBRE EL PANTANO

Uno de los libros más conocidos del autor Mexicano Carlos Cuauhtémoc Sánchez. VOLAR SOBRE EL PANTANO te relata la vida de dos jóvenes, el cómo pudieron superar sus difíciles pasados y triunfar. Este libro de superación personal te ayuda a ver y entender la vida de otra manera.

By hmarroquin on September 10, 2010 Categories: Adult, Books, Fiction