El Bronx Remembered : A Novella and Stories


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In a city called New York ...In a neighborhood called El Bronx ...The Fernandex children own a very special pet: A white hen named after their favorite Hollywood movie star.A new girl comes to school - a gypsy child who can read palms and foretell the future.A young boy must face the humiliation of wearing his uncle's orange roach-killer shoes to his high school graduation.

In the South Bronx - or El Bronx, as it's known to the people who live there - anything can happen. A migrant "fresh off the boat" from Puerto Rico can be somebody on the mainland, pursue the American Dream ... and maybe even make it come true.

Here are stories that capture the flavor and beat of El Bronx in its heyday, from 1946-1956.A New York Times Outstanding Book of the YearFinalist, 1976 National Book Award for Children's LiteratureA Notable Children's Trade Book in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

Title: El Bronx Remembered : A Novella and Stories


Categories: Novel MM,

Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books: May 1993

ISBN Number: 0064471004

ISBN Number 13: 9780064471008

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 10000000111270

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