An island like you: stories of the barrio
A collection of stories captures the lives of different teenagers growing up in the barrio, including Rita, who goes to live with her grandparents in Puerto Rico; Luis, who spends his days working at his father's junkyard; and Sandra, who tries to rediscover her natural Latino beauty. Reprint.
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A story of growing up in the United States with a Spanish (Puerto Rican) culture. They are forced toward the American dream.
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An Island Like You is a series of short stories, interconnected by characters and their relationships with each other, that tells of the lives of Puerto Rican American teenagers trying to straddle the ... Read full review