Taking Sides (Paperback)

By Gary Soto

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152046941, 176pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/19/2009)
Prebound (3/1/2003)
Paperback (10/1/1992)

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Lincoln is in a jam when his basketball team at his new school--where the students are rich and mostly white--faces his old team from the barrio on the boards. How can he play his best against his friends? No matter who wins, it looks like it will be lose-lose for Lincoln.

About the Author

Gary Soto's first book for young readers, Baseball in April and Other Stories, won the California Library Association's Beatty Award and was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He has since published many novels, short stories, plays, and poetry collections for adults and young people. He lives in Berkeley, California. Visit his website at www.garysoto.com.

Praise For Taking Sides

"Soto masterfully conveys the Hispanic-American experience."--Publishers Weekly

"A believable, compelling picture. . . . Powerful."--Kirkus Reviews