All for the better: a story of El Barrio

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Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
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During the dark days of the Great Depression, eleven year old Evelina Lopez leaves Puerto Rico to live with an aunt in New York City. Evelina learns that one person can make a difference as she adjusts to life in her new home.

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Mohr was born to Puerto Rican parents in Manhattan's El Barrio and raised in the Bronx.

Gutierrez is an artist, illustrator, and instructor whose work has appeared nationally and abroad. In 1998 he received a Gold Medal from the New York Society of Illustrators, and he continues to contribute to exhibits and publications addressing societal ills and promoting brotherhood.

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