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They call me Güero : a border kid's poems  Cover Image Book Book

They call me Güero : a border kid's poems

Summary: Twelve-year-old Güero, a red-headed, freckled Mexican American border kid, discovers the joy of writing poetry, thanks to his seventh grade English teacher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781947627062
  • ISBN: 1947627066
  • ISBN: 9781947627079
  • ISBN: 1947627074
  • Physical Description: print
    111 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: El Paso, Texas : Cinco Puntos Press, [2018]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
""Border Kid" first appeared in Here We Go: a Poetry Friday Power Book (Princeton, NJ: Pometo Books, 2017), edited by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong. It was then reprinted in the Journal of Children's Literature, 43(1), p. 16, 2017."
Formatted Contents Note: Border kid -- Borderlands -- Checkpoint -- Our house -- Pulga pantoum -- Fingers & keys -- Lullaby -- Learning to read -- Nagual -- Bottle rocket battle -- First day of seventh grade -- Los Bobbys, or the Bookworm Squad -- They call me Güero -- Ms. Wong & the rabbit -- Trickster -- Birthday medley -- Sundays -- Records -- Variedad musical -- La Mano Pachona -- Mischief -- Confession -- Thoughts at mass -- The Newcomer -- Christmas concrete -- Uncle Joe's history lessons -- Tamalada -- Food for each season -- The gift -- Answering the bully -- Joanna la Fregona -- Neighborhoods -- Valentine texts -- Movies -- Remedios y rarezas -- Cascarón war -- La lechuza outside my window -- Ballad of the mighty Tlacuach -- Playoff game -- Spanish birds -- Mis otros abuelos -- Wedding in Monterrey -- Losing Puchi -- Wheels -- Carne Asada -- Father's day -- Teresa's Quinceañera waltz -- A sonnet for Joanna -- The refuge on the ranch.
Target Audience Note:
850L Lexile
Awards Note:
ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019
Américas Award commended title, 2019
Claudia Lewis Award for Excellence in Poetry, 2019
Jean Flynn Award for Best Middle Grade Book, 2018
NCTE Notable Verse Novel, 2019
Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2019
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018
Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2019
Walter Honor, Younger Readers Category, 2019
Subject: Mexican Americans Juvenile poetry
Boys Juvenile poetry
Families Juvenile poetry
Schools Juvenile poetry
Poets Juvenile poetry
Novels in verse
Mexican Americans Fiction
Poetry Fiction
JUVENILE FICTION Social Themes Emigration & Immigration
Boys
Families
Mexican Americans
Poets
Schools
Novels in verse
Genre: Novels in verse.
Poetry.
Novels in verse.
Juvenile works.
Novels in verse.

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  • 25 out of 25 copies are currently available at PINES.
  • 2 out of 2 copies are currently available at West Georgia Regional Library System. (Show)

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      Crossroads Public Library
J FIC BOWLE ( Send Text)
31057102434654 JUVENILE FICTION Available
West Georgia Regional Library System:
      Douglas County Public Library
J FIC BOWLE ( Send Text)
31057014169653 JUVENILE FICTION Available
Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
J BOWLES ( Send Text)
31001003738581 JUV Available
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      Athens-Clarke County Library
J BOWLES ( Send Text)
31001003738599 JUV Available
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      Lavonia Carnegie Library
J BOWLES ( Send Text)
31001003809762 JUV Available
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      Pinewoods Library & Learning Center
J BOWLES ( Send Text)
31001003738607 JUV Available
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      Northwest Branch
JUV FIC BOWLES, DAVID ( Send Text)
31012006093502 CHILDREN'S FICTION Available
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J BOWLES ( Send Text)
31022009751212 JUV Available
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31022009834125 JUV Available
Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library:
      Grovetown Library
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31100001332643 Juvenile Books Available

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