6 edition of Barrio Boy (The Glencoe literature library) found in the catalog.
January 1, 2002
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||263|
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Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy's journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century. Galarza's saga begins in Jalcocotán, a mountain village just south of where the Gulf of California joins the Pacific/5.
This fascinating, wonderfully told book's title is misleading if it makes you expect the story of a simple Mexican peasant boy with a chicken or two and short horizons. This kid's "barrio" turned out to be a very large part of the world, and the man he became was a man of vision/5(18).
Barrio Boy, by Ernie Galarza, is the true story of the author’s experience moving from a small village in Mexico to a barrio in Sacramento, a. About the Book Since it was first published inGalarza's classic work has been assigned in high school and undergraduate classrooms across the country, profoundly affecting thousands of students who read this true story of acculturation into American life.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the publication of Barrio Boy, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to Reviews: 1. Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy's journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century.
With vivid imagery and a rare gift for re-creating a child's sense of time and place, Ernesto Galarza gives an account of the early experiences of his /5(18). Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza My mother and I walked south on Fifth Street one morning to the corner of Q Street and turned right.
Half of the block was occupied by the Lincoln School. It was a three-story wooden building, with two wings that gave it the shape of a double-T connected by a central hall. It was a new building, painted yellow, withFile Size: KB.