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[Facts of Life Stories [BOOK] Free read Kindle ePUB ↠ Gary Soto


10 thoughts on “Facts of Life Stories

  1. says:

    Katie YoungShort StoriesThis book is a collection of ten short stories which tell different life stories of Hispanic young adults Some of the stories are heartbreaking while others are light hearted and optimistic All of the stories include a Hispanic young adult who tells their story and allows the reader a snapshot into their life Some sto

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    This book is a collection of short stories Each story is narrated by a young Latina and offers a snapshot into their life Some of the stories tell of a major life event finding out they were born illegally while others deal with daily adolesc

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    I found these stories about teens to be a bit choppy and not very engaging The story I liked most was called Identity Theft about Ana Hernandez When a new girl named Ana Hernandez moves to her school she feels like her identity has been stolen

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    Short story collections are always fun to see their inter connectedness even if it is only coming from my desire to want that to be so Here we go with FACTS OF LIFE1 WHERE DID I GO WRONG This story is much like the last s

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    This is a collection of mostly unremarkable short stories supposedly all featuring young people with Latino backgroundsNotes on certain storiesWhere Did I Go Wrong the story does not uite go anywhere It has a slight sinister and odd tone but did not become developed One never is sure whether Raul really is a thief or a devil in disguise Or is he someone who comes to remind the boy of the good things in life eve

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    Reviewed by Sally Kruger aka Readingjunky for TeensReadToocomFACTS OF LIFE is a collection of short stories prese

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    This book is a collection of stories of kids in their teenage lives they face many problems almost everyone had went through The story that stood out to me was the story about Mickey Cortez In this story he had just finished a baseball game with him making the losing strike he was really depressed from that so he went to take a walk on his walk he met a man who needed help His name was Raul and he offered Mickey 30 doll

  8. says:

    The Facts of Life by Gary Soto presents ten short stories featuring characters of Hispanic background I was not impressed by the first story “Where Did I Go Wrong” Basically Mickey while is helping a young man move thin

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    Facts of Life Stories is a compilation of short stories that contain similar themes Each story has a young Latin American student who struggles to accept reality in their situations For example Laurita is a young teenager who learns that she is an illegal alien Before she thought she was American until she looked for her birth cer

  10. says:

    Personally I wasn't that's big a fan of this one in particular because the stories didn't seem to grab my attention as much as other short story books do in one if the stories a young boy agrees to help out someone who believed was a friend of the family with some honest days work of moving furniture and applian

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Summary ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Gary Soto

Facts of Life Stories

What do Gaby Lopez Michael Robles and Cynthia Rodriguez have in common These three kids join other teens and tweens in Gary Soto's new short This book is a collection of short stories Each story is narrated by a young Latina and offers a snapshot into their life Some of the stories tell of a major life event finding out they were born illegally while others deal with daily adolescent traumas feeling as if you don t fit into your family This book would fit in nicely to any middle or high school unit that deals with examining lives None of the stories are sugar coated or overly done In most the narrator is better able to articulate their internal thoughts and feeling better than the average teenager but the content is real enough to pull most kids in

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Story collection in which the hard knock facts of growing up are captured with humor and poignance Filled with annoying siblings difficult p This is a collection of mostly unremarkable short stories supposedly all featuring young people with Latino backgroundsNotes on certain storiesWhere Did I Go Wrong the story does not uite go anywhere It has a slight sinister and odd tone but did not become developed One never is sure whether Raul really is a thief or a devil in disguise Or is he someone who comes to remind the boy of the good things in life even if they seemed mundane and for grantedCapturing the Moment It seems to be full of meaning and potential hope but it ends with such despair What right did a pair of egrets have to settle in her yard briefly tease her with beauty and hope and then fly away why does this story existIdentity Theft Interesting this one at least feels like a true short story with a twisty ending But what s the point The twisted ending of Ana being the new new Ana does not carry enough weight to warrant a repeat readingYou Decide another story with a somewhat down ward ending Hector is leaving his parents who no longer care for him and he no longer cares for them And the solution Running with a stray dogThe Babysitter what an odd story with a very odd ending when the girl decides to drink coffee and act like grown ups Hmm it s almost like a cautionary tale for adults and not a story for childrenCitizen of the World a nice piece at least with a hopeful and upbeat ending even though there is really not much story to speak of just a straight portrait of an illegal immigrants familyWise Uncle Joe it s amusing enough but another huh kind of storySeeing the Future it s way too didactic and too obvious about the girl who sees how her boyfriend will not turn out to be good for her What a sensible young lady but what a bore of a taleThe Ideal City what s the POINT That this girl who is idealistic can only talk to rows of chairs and desks at the end because no humans will listen or respect her Not even her teachers This one is at least interesting in its destitute attitudeD in English again another non story with a too obvious message delivered didactically The Freeze-Frame Revolution poignance Filled with annoying siblings difficult The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 p This is a collection of mostly unremarkable short stories supposedly all featuring young Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus people with Latino backgroundsNotes on certain storiesWhere Did I Go Wrong the story does not uite go anywhere It has a slight sinister and odd tone but did not become developed One never is sure whether Raul really is a thief or a devil in disguise Or is he someone who comes to remind the boy of the good things in life even if they seemed mundane and for grantedCapturing the Moment It seems to be full of meaning and His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch potential hope but it ends with such despair What right did a The Doctors Dating Bargain pair of egrets have to settle in her yard briefly tease her with beauty and hope and then fly away why does this story existIdentity Theft Interesting this one at least feels like a true short story with a twisty ending But what s the The Collection point The twisted ending of Ana being the new new Ana does not carry enough weight to warrant a repeat readingYou Decide another story with a somewhat down ward ending Hector is leaving his Whispers of Feathers parents who no longer care for him and he no longer cares for them And the solution Running with a stray dogThe Babysitter what an odd story with a very odd ending when the girl decides to drink coffee and act like grown ups Hmm it s almost like a cautionary tale for adults and not a story for childrenCitizen of the World a nice Mount série tome 3 - L'empire du mal piece at least with a hopeful and upbeat ending even though there is really not much story to speak of just a straight Entrepreneurial Vernacular portrait of an illegal immigrants familyWise Uncle Joe it s amusing enough but another huh kind of storySeeing the Future it s way too didactic and too obvious about the girl who sees how her boyfriend will not turn out to be good for her What a sensible young lady but what a bore of a taleThe Ideal City what s the POINT That this girl who is idealistic can only talk to rows of chairs and desks at the end because no humans will listen or respect her Not even her teachers This one is at least interesting in its destitute attitudeD in English again another non story with a too obvious message delivered didactically

Summary ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Gary Soto

Arents and first loves these stories are a masterful reminder of why adolescence is one of the most frustrating and fascinating times of life Facts of Life Stories is a compilation of short stories that contain similar themes Each story has a young Latin American student who struggles to accept reality in their situations For example Laurita is a young teenager who learns that she is an illegal alien Before she thought she was American until she looked for her birth certificate and could not find it Her father explains to her that the world is her home and that a paper should not determine that She feels the same way and is passionate about it after she learns that she is in danger of being deported Other stories show similar threads like the boy who was tricked into stealing His circumstances were a fact of life There was nothing that he could do I would offer this novel to a middle school audience or a high school audience that faces reading difficulties The language is simple and basic yet discusses deeper concepts Also the Spanish words intermixed with English could distract readers who do not understand Spanish There is a glossary in the back Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream paper should not determine that She feels the same way and is Trial of a Feminizer passionate about it after she learns that she is in danger of being deported Other stories show similar threads like the boy who was tricked into stealing His circumstances were a fact of life There was nothing that he could do I would offer this novel to a middle school audience or a high school audience that faces reading difficulties The language is simple and basic yet discusses deeper concepts Also the Spanish words intermixed with English could distract readers who do not understand Spanish There is a glossary in the back

  • Hardcover
  • 192
  • Facts of Life Stories
  • Gary Soto
  • English
  • 09 November 2018
  • 9780152061814

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