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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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    Off and Running

    Off and Running

    by Gary Soto and Eric Velasquez

    Miata is running for class president against an opponent who promises longer recess and ice cream! "A warm picture of family, friends, and school in a Mexican American community."—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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