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A fire in my hands : poems, by Gary Soto

Label
A fire in my hands : poems
Title
A fire in my hands
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
by Gary Soto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few writers capture the everyday moments of life like Gary Soto. In direct and vivid poems, he draws from his own youth in California's Central Valley to portray the joys and sorrows of young people. His writing focuses on Latino characters, yet speaks to readers of all ethnicities.--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
NP
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
PS3569.O72
LC item number
F5 2006
Literary form
poetry
Reading level
  • 5.4
  • 7.2
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Label
A fire in my hands : poems, by Gary Soto
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- Black hair -- It all makes sense -- That girl -- Lost in a small town -- Oranges -- Mating season -- Learning to bargain -- August -- All the luck -- How you gave up root beer -- Eating Mexican food -- Saturday at the canal -- October -- Kearney park -- How to sell things -- Hope -- Function of two E-mail accounts -- Mr. Meow -- Inheritance -- Hitchhiking with a friend -- Knowing your limits -- Morning on this street -- Evening walk -- How I learned to fly -- Some words about time -- Door-to door -- Envying the children of San Francisco -- Manuel and the football scrubs -- Teaching numbers -- How things work -- Pepper tree -- Boy?s first flight -- Brown girl, blonde Okie -- Chatting with Gary Soto
Control code
ocm61453930
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
74 p.
Isbn
9780152055646
Lccn
2005024610
System control number
(OCoLC)61453930
Label
A fire in my hands : poems, by Gary Soto
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- Black hair -- It all makes sense -- That girl -- Lost in a small town -- Oranges -- Mating season -- Learning to bargain -- August -- All the luck -- How you gave up root beer -- Eating Mexican food -- Saturday at the canal -- October -- Kearney park -- How to sell things -- Hope -- Function of two E-mail accounts -- Mr. Meow -- Inheritance -- Hitchhiking with a friend -- Knowing your limits -- Morning on this street -- Evening walk -- How I learned to fly -- Some words about time -- Door-to door -- Envying the children of San Francisco -- Manuel and the football scrubs -- Teaching numbers -- How things work -- Pepper tree -- Boy?s first flight -- Brown girl, blonde Okie -- Chatting with Gary Soto
Control code
ocm61453930
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
74 p.
Isbn
9780152055646
Lccn
2005024610
System control number
(OCoLC)61453930

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