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Baseball in April and other stories —Soto, Gary.

A collection of eleven short stories focusing on the everyday adventures of Hispanic young people growing up in Fresno, California.

Too many tamales —Soto, Gary.

Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get together, but panic ensues when hours later, she realizes the ring is missing.

Marisol —Soto, Gary.

When she discovers that her new neighborhood in Chicago does not have a dance studio, Marisol is determined to find a way to keep dancing.

Chato's kitchen —Soto, Gary.

To get the "ratoncitos," little mice, who have moved into the barrio to come to his house, Chato the cat prepares all kinds of good food: fajitas, frijoles, salsa, enchiladas, and more.

Big bushy mustache —Soto, Gary.

In order to look more like his father, Ricky borrows a mustache from a school costume, but when he loses it on the way home his father comes up with a replacement.

Snapshots from the wedding —Soto, Gary.

Maya, the flower girl, describes a Mexican American wedding through snapshots of the day's events, beginning with the procession to the altar and ending with her sleeping after the dance.

Chato's kitchen —Soto, Gary.

To get the "ratoncitos," little mice who have moved into the barrio, to come to come to his house, Chato the cat prepares all kinds of good food: fajitas, frijoles, salsa, enchiladas, and more.

The afterlife —Soto, Gary.

A senior at East Fresno High School lives on as a ghost after his brutal murder in the restroom of a club where he had gone to dance.

If the shoe fits —Soto, Gary.

After being teased about his brand new loafers, Rigo puts them away for so long he grows out of them.

Hey 13! —Soto, Gary.

A collection of thirteen short stories about the ups and downs of being thirteen years old.

Pacific crossing —Soto, Gary.

Fourteen-year-old Mexican American Lincoln Mendoza spends a summer with a host family in Japan, encountering new experiences and making new friends.

Mercy on these teenage chimps —Soto, Gary.

At age thirteen, best friends Ronnie and Joey suddenly feel like chimps--long armed, big eared, and gangly--and when the coach humiliates Joey in front of a girl, he climbs up a tree and refuses to come down.

You kiss by th' book : new poems from Shakespeare's line —Soto, Gary.

In his engaging new collection, National Book Award finalist Gary Soto creates poems that each begin with a line from Shakespeare and then continue in Soto's fresh and accessible verse. Drawing on moments from the sonnet...

Off and running —Soto, Gary.

When they learn that Rudy Herrera and Alex Garcia, two fifth-grade class clowns, plan to run against them in the school elections, Miata and her friend Ana know that they face a difficult race.

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