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 - Tonia Sandersfeld - Goodreads
Short stories depict the lives of Puerto Rican Americans in the barrio. I enjoyed how the stories showed the growth of the characters in such short space and how some stories and characters ... Read full review