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.
Review: An Island Like You: Stories of the BarrioUser Review - Emma Hoyer - Goodreads
I loved this collection of short stories. Typically, collections of short stories tend to be about various topics or people, with some overarching theme. With this and Parrot in the Oven, which is ... Read full review