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Muffler Man / El hombre mofle

Book Description
For the García family, leftovers provide the feast. Battered tin, pieces of metal, and scraps in a muffler shop inspire a young man and his family to believe in the American Dream.

Young Chuy García longs to join his father, who has left Meico in search of a better life for his family in the United States. To save money for his trip north, Chuy convinces his father's former employer and local... More

Book Information
PublisherArte Publico Press
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date09/30/2001
The Creators
About Evangelina Vigil-Pinon (Author, Translator) : Evangelina Vigil-Pinon is a published author and a translator of children's books and young adult books. Published credits of Evangelina Vigil-Pinon include Marina's Muumuu / El muumuu de Marina, Muff... more
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About Tito Campos (Author) : Tito Campos is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Tito Campos is Muffler Man / El hombre mofle.
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About Beto Alvarez (Illustrator) : Beto Alvarez is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of Beto Alvarez is Muffler Man / El hombre mofle.
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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 said: this book will always be special to me because my son, Beto, and I illustrated this book together. A father and son team. Unforgetable...

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