A warm and moving storiy about 11-year-old Arturo and his loving Chicano family in the rich, colorful community of East L.A. "Humorous and gratifying."SLJ Mature content
Common Core Alignment:
RL.5.3. Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
Judy Lopez Memorial Award