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Neighborhood Odes

by Soto, Gary

Condition: As New


Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.: Harcourt School Publishers, 1994. An unused school issued edition. Celebrates the small joys of life, describing the simple pleasures in his Mexican American neighborhood. The poems bring to life a variety of subjects. Beautifully illustrated with black and white woodcuts and with Spanish glossary in the back. Glossy pictorial cover.. Educational Edition. Hard Cover. As New. Illus. by David Diaz. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2.
  • Bookseller: Adagio Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5746-001
  • Title: Neighborhood Odes
  • Author: Soto, Gary
  • Illustrator:David Diaz
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: As New
  • Edition: Educational Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0153022590
  • ISBN 13:9780153022593
  • Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers
  • Place: Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 1994
  • Keywords: MEXICO; POETRY; CHILDREN'S BOOKS; HISPANIC-AMERICANS;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;
  • Subjects: POETRY / General;
  • Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2

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From family pictures to piñatas, from the gato with a meow like a rusty latch to Fourth of July fireworks, the poet celebrates the startling and often overlooked moments that define childhood. “Affectionate without being overly sentimental, the collection provides a good introduction to contemporary poetry as well as a fine homage to a Chicano community.”--Publishers Weekly

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