Living Up The Street, Soto, Gary

Living Up The Street

Authors: Soto, Gary

Genres: Realistic Fiction

Topics: Community, Sports

Lexile: 1140

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Grade: 7 - 12

ISBN: 9780307817433

Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis: In a prose that is so beautiful it is poetry, we  see the world of growing up and going somewhere  through the dust and heat of Fresno's industrial  side and beyond: It is a boy's coming of age in the  barrio, parochial school, attending church, public  summer school, and trying to fall out of love so he  can join in a Little League baseball team.

  His is a clarity that rings constantly through the  warmth and wry reality of these sometimes  humorous, sometimes tragic, always human remembrances.

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