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First Person Fiction: Call Me Maria

Call Me Maria

First Person Fiction: Call Me Maria( )
Author: Ortiz Cofer, Judith
Series title:First Person Fiction Ser.
ISBN:978-0-439-38577-0
Publication Date:Oct 2004
Publisher:Scholastic, Incorporated
Imprint:Orchard Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Maria is a girl caught between two worlds: Puerto Rico, where she was born, and New York, where she now lives in a basement apartment in the barrio. While her mother remains on the island, Maria lives with her father, the super of their building. As she struggles to lose her island accent, Maria does her best to find her place within the unfamiliar culture of the barrio. Finally, with the Spanglish of the barrio people ringing in her ears, she finds the poet within herself. In lush...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Places / United States
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Hispanic & Latino
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.39 x 8.27 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds



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