Taking Sides (Paperback)

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Taking Sides (Paperback)


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Lincoln is in a jam when his basketball team at his new school--where the students are rich and mostly white--faces his old team from the barrio on the boards. How can he play his best against his friends? No matter who wins, it looks like it will be lose-lose for Lincoln.

Gary Soto's first book for young readers, Baseball in April and Other Stories, won the California Library Association's Beatty Award and was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He has since published many novels, short stories, plays, and poetry collections for adults and young people. He lives in Berkeley, California. Visit his website at garysoto.com.

Product Details ISBN: 9780152046941
ISBN-10: 0152046941
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2003
Pages: 176
Language: English

"Soto masterfully conveys the Hispanic-American experience."--Publishers Weekly

"A believable, compelling picture. . . . Powerful."--Kirkus Reviews