Canto familiar (Paperback)
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152058852, 96pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2007
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“Invoking ordinary domestic and community incidents, it’s a fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture. Nelson debuts with scenes—homey, comfortable, bright—that make the book even more accessible.”—Kirkus Reviews
This is a collection to read aloud and get kids writing about themselves.”—Booklist
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 Canto familiar…
"Humorous, tender . . . A fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture."--Kirkus Reviews