America Street A Multicultural Anthology of Stories eBook ¼ 152 pages ✓ hannahredhead

eBook Ü America Street A Multicultural Anthology of Stories å Anne Mazer

Gish Jen Francisco Jiménez Mary K Mazotti NicholasaMohr Toshio Mori Leslie Namioka Naomi Shihab Nye Grace Paley GarySoto and Michele Walla This book was reuired reading for my son at school I decided to read it as well because I could immediately tell it was a book that could raise some interesting issues that we could discuss together I was not disappointed It is a really terrific book of short stories that depict different aspects of multicultural life in the city The stories are generally bittersweet although a few are funny and definitely force the reader to think about some nuanced issues Probably best for a 6th 8th grader I think my son would highly recommend it as well

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America Street A Multicultural Anthology of StoriesWelcome to America Street where every story is as vital and uniue asthe friends neighbors and relatives we encounter every day Here arefour This book is a book that has a lot of diversity and cultural fusion into it For example it has many stories such as The All American Slurp Sixth Grade The Wrong Lunch Line etc This book talks a lot about the past and what happened in the mid 1900's These stories were made up but they were influenced by the authors lives The stories there are hilarious and entertaining You would laugh your pants off reading it Some stories aren't like the other stories There are mini stories about racism or segregation They might not be the most entertaining but they are really interesting to read Thats because you feel like you're in the story and it gets into you Thats a good thing This book brings you to many different cultures that you might not have thought of or knew about Theres no background information about the cultures but they hint it to you by telling these stories I really enjoyed this book I could read this book over and over again There was just that spice in the book that made it so different from the other books For instance every story in the book had a different meaning to it Like every time you read the stories over and over again there was something new that you discover about it It's diverse and I like that since everybody can be able to relate to it no matter who you are or where you come from Theres so many parts that are similar to your life I would highly recommend this book to so many people that are diverse

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America Street A Multicultural Anthology of Stories eBook ¼ 152 pages ✓ hannahredhead ↠ Welcome to America Street where every story is as vital and uniue asthe friends neighbors and relatives we encounter every day Here arefourteen stories about young people told by some of AmeriTeen stories about young people told by some of America's beststorytellers Duane Big Eagle Toni Cade Bambara Robert CormierLangston Hughes When one picks up anthology I believe one is in for a reading treat This group of short stories about young people from different cultures is uite interesting The Journey by Duane Big Eagle is the first and one of my favorites Traveling from Mexico a sick youngster comes to the US to visit his aunt who he hopes will help cure him It includes some of the myth and beliefs of Native American culture The All American Slurp features a Chinese family adapting to American ways It's poignant and funny In No Guitar Blues Fausto wants a guitar in the worst way Sixth Grade gives the reader a glimpse into the life of the young whose families follow the harvests to make a living The stories are short and give the reader a brief view of what young people from different cultures face in our society