Island Like You

Island Like You

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Judith Ortiz Cofer's Pura Belpré award-winning collection of short stories about life in the barrio! Rita is exiled to Puerto Rico for a summer with her grandparents after her parents catch her with a boy. Luis sits atop a six-foot mountain of hubcaps in his father's junkyard, working off a sentence for breaking and entering. Sandra tries to reconcile her looks to the conventional Latino notion of beauty. And Arturo, different from his macho classmates, fantasizes about escaping his community. They are the teenagers of the barrio -- and this is their world.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 165 pages
  • 142.24 x 210.82 x 22.86mm | 340.19g
  • Scholastic
  • United States
  • English
  • 0531068978
  • 9780531068977

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