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Taking Sides

Soto, Gary

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ISBN 10: 0152840761 / ISBN 13: 9780152840761
Published by Harcourt Brace and Company, U.S.A., 1991
Condition: As New Hardcover
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A story of young people dealing with the problems of growing up. Set in the Central Valley of the great San Joaquin Valley in California. Book and BroDart protected jacket are fine, without faults. This unread copy is gift quality. Signed and dated on the title page by Soto (May '95). First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # BX21-5

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Title: Taking Sides

Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Lincoln Mendoza remains loyal to his former school’s basketball team, even after he moves from the barrio to the suburbs and plays for his new school’s team. “This touchingly realistic story explores the divided loyalties of a Hispanic basketball player who has recently moved from a poor neighborhood to a more affluent one. . . . Soto masterfully conveys the Hispanic-American experience.”-Publishers Weekly

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Gary Soto's first book for young readers, Baseball in April and Other Stories, won the California Library Association's Beatty Award and was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He has since published many novels, short stories, plays, and poetry collections for adults and young people. He lives in Berkeley, California. Visit his website at www.garysoto.com.

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