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Riding Low On The Streets Of Gold

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2.8 out of 5
Based on 9 Ratings and 3 Reviews

Book Description
"There seemed to be no way out of the custom. Her arguments were always the same and always turned into pleas... `But, Amá, it's embarrassing. I'm too old for that. I'm an adult,'" Naomi says in Helena María Viramontes' story "Growing." Ever since Naomi hit high school and puberty, she noticed "There were too many expectations, and no one instructed her on how to fulfill them..." In her tradition-... More
Book Information
PublisherDemco Media
BindingTurtleback (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages197
Publication Date04/30/2004
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About Judith Ortiz Cofer (Author, Editor) : Judith Ortiz Cofer is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Judith Ortiz Cofer include Call Me Maria, El Ano De Nuestra Revolucio... more
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About Lamberto Alvarez (Illustrator) : I am an illustrator, photographer,musician and inventor of sorts. I love to create all the time, in whatever situation I find myself in. I have illustrated children's books, a multitude of book covers... more
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1/17/2008 Lamberto Alvarez tagged as: I illustrated

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