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    Taking Sides

    Taking Sides

    Lincoln is torn when his new, affluent, suburban basketball team faces off against his old friends from the barrio. "Masterfully conveys the Hispanic-American experience."—Publishers Weekly

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    Young Graciela owns a very special cat, Pip, who can speak. But Pip only speaks Spanish. Throughout this charming story, the reader learns some basic Spanish. "Readers will relish both the chance to pick up a few foreign phrases and the fanciful story."—Booklist

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Taking Sides

Author: Gary Soto

Interest Level:
6-8

Lexile Framework:
750L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.7

Guided Reading Level:
S

Age:
11-13

Genre:
Realistic Fiction

Subject:
Hispanic and Latin American, Loyalty, Basketball, Changes and New Experiences, Friends and Friendship, City Life, Neighborhood Life, Moving

About This Book

Fourteen-year-old Lincoln Mendoza, an aspiring basketball player, must come to terms with his divided loyalties when he moves from the Hispanic inner city to a white suburban neighborhood.


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