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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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    ¡Qué montón de tamales! - Activity Sheet

    ¡Qué montón de tamales! - Activity Sheet

    by Gary Soto and Ed Martinez

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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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