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Baseball in April and Other Stories by Gary Soto

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Published by Harcourt Paperbacks .
Written in English


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Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL7363200M
ISBN 100152025677
ISBN 109780152025670

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Baseball in April: And Other Stories Gary Soto (Author), Stephanie Diaz (Narrator), Miguel Gongora Interwrite board. I had a very small ESL reading class (only 12 students), and they got a big kick out of most of the stories in this book. All of the students were 6th and 7th grade Hispanic students and they could really relate to the /5(51). The smart, tough, vulnerable kids in these stories are Latino, but their dreams and desires belong to all of us. Expand Product Details In this unique collection of short stories, the small events of daily life reveal big themes — love and friendship, youth and .   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.4/4(13).   Gary Sotos first book for young readers, Baseball in April and Other Stories, won the California Library Associations 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%(K).

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