Baseball in April and Other Stories

Baseball in April and Other Stories

Downloadable Audiobook - 1990
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Gary Soto, an award-winning poet, is renowned for getting at the heart of a young person's everyday life. In these eleven stories, performed with spice and energy by young actors Stephanie Diaz and Miguel Gongora, Soto again scores. With a sensitivity and humor born from his own experiences while growing up in California's Central Valley, the author brings to the surface issues such as success and failure, honesty and deceit, love and friendship. Crooked teeth, ponytailed girls, embarrassing grandfathers, imposter Barbies, annoying brothers, Little League tryouts, and karate lessons weave the colorful fabric of Soto's world. The smart, tough, vulnerable kids in these stories are Latino, but their dreams and desires belong to all of us.
Publisher: [United States] :, Blackstone Audio, Incorporated :, Made available through hoopla,, 1990.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9780792791829
0792791827
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 48 min.)) :,digital.
data file, rda
digital, Digital recording, rda
Alternative Title: hoopla (Digital media service)

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