Title: Us, in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos*
Contributors: Lulu Delacre & Lulu Delacre
Age Range: Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
Acclaimed author Lulu Delacre’s illustrated short story collection is heartwarming, humorous, and insightful—a groundbreaking look at the diverse Latinos who live in the United States. Now in paperback!
In this book, you will meet…
A young girl whose day at her father’s burrito truck surprises her;
Two sisters working together to change the older sister’s immigration status;
The passionate announcer of a pick-up soccer game, with neighborhood kids versus “techies”;
A Texan boy working to overcome the judgments formed by his father’s Border Patrol job and his grandfather’s prejudices;
…and many more young Latinos living in the United States. Turn the pages to experience life through the eyes of these boys and girls whose families originally hail from many different countries; see their hardships, celebrate their victories, and come away with a better understanding of what it means to be Latino in the U.S. today.
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