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Becoming Naomi León

Becoming Naomi León

by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw has had a lot to contend with in her young life, her name for one. Then there are her clothes (sewn in polyester by Gram), her difficulty speaking up, and her status at school as "nobody special." But according to Gram, most problems can be overcome with positive thinking. And with Gram and her little brother, Owen, life at Avocado Acres Trailer Rancho in California is happy and peaceful...until their mother reappears after seven years of being gone, stirring up all sorts of questions and challenging Naomi to discover and proclaim who she really is.

Ages
11, 12, 10, 13
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
5
Lexile Measure
830L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
246

About the Author

Pam Muñoz Ryan Pam Muñoz Ryan is the author of the Newbery Honor winner, "Echo." She has written more than thirty acclaimed books for young readers.

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