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When I Was Puerto Rican

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An inspiring and moving memoir, When I was Puerto Rican tells the story of Esmeralda Santiago and her journey from growing up poor in rural Puerto Rico, to moving to the United States, to eventually graduating with high honors at Harvard.
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An inspiring and moving memoir, When I was Puerto Rican tells the story of Esmeralda Santiago and her journey from growing up poor in rural Puerto Rico, to moving to the United States, to eventually graduating with high honors at Harvard.
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An inspiring and moving memoir, When I was Puerto Rican tells the story of Esmeralda Santiago and her journey from growing up poor in rural Puerto Rico, to moving to the United States, to eventually graduating with high honors at Harvard.

The oldest of eleven children, Esmeralda’s childhood was filled with tenderness and domestic strife. When her mother suspects her father is having an affair and Esmeralda’s brother Raymond gets badly injured in a bike accident, she decides to move the family to New York for a fresh start. Esmeralda must learn a new language, adapt to a new way life, and take on a new identity.

When I was Puerto Rican is a poignant firsthand account of the triumphs and struggles of an American immigrant. This young adult book is recommended for readers ages twelve and older, or with at least a middle school reading level. Purchase this popular education title in bulk for your school’s class curriculum, upcoming literary event or for your library shelves. School administrators and teachers will appreciate the value of ordering wholesale books, while students will enjoy reading the material. BookPal offers an extensive bulk book catalog, including other education bulk books, brand new classroom novel sets, and Scholastic book sets.

ISBN: 9780306814525
Paperback
Author: Esmeralda Santiago

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Shipping Weight 0.6000
Publisher Da Capo Press, Incorporated
ISBN-13 9780306814525
ISBN-10 0306814528
Product Dimensions 0.33 H x 8.25 L x 5.5 W
Pages 278
Format Paperback
Publication Date Feb 27, 2006
Reading Level 12+
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
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