Petty crimes

Cover of: Petty crimes | Gary Soto

Published by Harcourt Brace in San Diego .

Written in English

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Places:

  • California

Subjects:

  • Mexican Americans -- California -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Children"s stories, American,
  • Mexican Americans -- California -- Fiction,
  • Short stories

About the Edition

A collection of short stories about Mexican American youth growing up in California"s Central Valley.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementGary Soto.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S7242 Pe 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL690036M
ISBN 100152016589
LC Control Number97037114

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Petty Crimes Gary Soto No preview available - View all» About the author () GARY SOTO's first book for young readers, Baseball in April and Other Stories, won the California Library Association's Beatty Award and was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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Petty crime definition: minor crimes such as theft, trespassing etc | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. PETTY CRIMES User Review - Kirkus. In ten short stories, Soto (Buried Onions,etc.) presents a kaleidoscope of Mexican-American adolescents and the bullies they confront—bullies ranging from tough, menacing teens to life's 3/5(1).

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likes 1 talking about this. lowers: Petty Crimes Book Information. Title: Petty Crimes. Author: Soto, Gary. Isbn: The award-winning author of Baseball in April And Other Stories presents a collection of short stories that focuses on the struggles of Mexican-American youths in California's Central Valley and their ability to meet life's challenges head-on.

Minor edgewear and wear/ bending to spine tips. Text clean and unmarked, binding tight. Unclipped jacket with wear and bending to edges and a bit of chipping, crisp and bright.

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Other honors include the "Discovery"/The Nation Prize, Education: MFA. Petty Crimes by Gary Soto and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at After committing a series of escalating petty crimes in Oregon during his teens, Gilmore was sent to reform school and later served his first stretch in prison.

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So since this is not an imaginary place, if you lived in california during this time you can kind of relate to this book. This story was set in a more present day time between andor around that.

In books like Buried Onions and Boys at Work Gary Soto displays a gift for revealing the tough, heart-breaking life of contemporary urban kids.

In Petty Crimes, Soto offers 10 stories about the risky situations and dangerous little scams faced by young people growing up on the harsh streets of the city. Meet Alma, who can accept her mother's death from cancer, but not the loss of her mother's.

In ten short stories, Soto (Buried Onions,etc.) presents a kaleidoscope of Mexican-American adolescents and the bullies they confront&#;bullies ranging from tough, menacing teens to life's unavoidable truths.

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I think this is the theme of this story because most of the kids in this story commit crimes such as stealing, scamming, and lying.

This collection of hard-hitting stories deals with young people in several difficult situations. Girls in gangs, boys trying to cheat the system through theft. The item Petty crimes, Gary Soto represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University.

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Petty Crimes By Gary Soto About the author Cite your sources Gary Soto was born in Fresno, California He is an author and poet Awards he has won: American Book Award. • Johnson had two prior convictions for residential burglaries and a history of petty crimes.

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