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Call Me Maria - 06 edition

Call Me Maria (ISBN10: 0439385784; ISBN13: 9780439385787)
ISBN13: 978-0439385787
ISBN10: 0439385784

Summary: Maria is a girl caught between two worlds: Puerto Rico, where she was born, and New York, where she now lives in a basement apartment in the barrio. While her mother remains on the island, Maria lives with her father, the super of their building. As she struggles to lose her island accent, Maria does her best to find her place within the unfamiliar culture of the barrio. Finally, with the Spanglish of the barrio people ringing in her ears, she finds the poet within h
erself. In lush prose and spare, evocative poetry, Cofer weaves a powerful novel, bursting with life and hope.
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Summary: Maria is a girl caught between two worlds: Puerto Rico, where she was born, and New York, where she now lives in a basement apartment in the barrio. While her mother remains on the island, Maria lives with her father, the super of their building. As she struggles to lose her island accent, Maria does her best to find her place within the unfamiliar culture of the barrio. Finally, with the Spanglish of the barrio people ringing in her ears, she finds the poet within herself. In lush prose and spare, evocative poetry, Cofer weaves a powerful novel, bursting with life and hope. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
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Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Year Published: 2006
International: No



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