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The Resource A fire in my hands : poems, by Gary Soto

A fire in my hands : poems, by Gary Soto

Label
A fire in my hands : poems
Title
A fire in my hands
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
by Gary Soto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few writers capture the everyday moments of life like Gary Soto. In direct and vivid poems, he draws from his own youth in California's Central Valley to portray the joys and sorrows of young people. His writing focuses on Latino characters, yet speaks to readers of all ethnicities.--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Soto, Gary
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
PS3569.O72
LC item number
F5 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 5.4
  • 7.2
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soto, Gary
  • Soto, Gary
  • Poets, American
  • Mexican American poets
  • Mexican American youth
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican American poets
  • Mexican American youth
  • Mexican Americans
  • Poets, American
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Central Valley (Calif. : Valley)
  • Central Valley (Calif. : Valley)
  • California
  • Central Valley (Calif. : Valley)
  • Central Valley (Calif. : Valley)
Label
A fire in my hands : poems, by Gary Soto
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Black hair -- It all makes sense -- That girl -- Lost in a small town -- Oranges -- Mating season -- Learning to bargain -- August -- All the luck -- How you gave up root beer -- Eating Mexican food -- Saturday at the canal -- October -- Kearney park -- How to sell things -- Hope -- Function of two E-mail accounts -- Mr. Meow -- Inheritance -- Hitchhiking with a friend -- Knowing your limits -- Morning on this street -- Evening walk -- How I learned to fly -- Some words about time -- Door-to door -- Envying the children of San Francisco -- Manuel and the football scrubs -- Teaching numbers -- How things work -- Pepper tree -- Boy?s first flight -- Brown girl, blonde Okie -- Chatting with Gary Soto
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
74 pages
Isbn
9780152055646
Lccn
2005024610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780152055646
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61453930
  • (OCoLC)61453930
  • 2830688
  • (DLC)981843
  • 2080927
  • 2830688
Label
A fire in my hands : poems, by Gary Soto
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Black hair -- It all makes sense -- That girl -- Lost in a small town -- Oranges -- Mating season -- Learning to bargain -- August -- All the luck -- How you gave up root beer -- Eating Mexican food -- Saturday at the canal -- October -- Kearney park -- How to sell things -- Hope -- Function of two E-mail accounts -- Mr. Meow -- Inheritance -- Hitchhiking with a friend -- Knowing your limits -- Morning on this street -- Evening walk -- How I learned to fly -- Some words about time -- Door-to door -- Envying the children of San Francisco -- Manuel and the football scrubs -- Teaching numbers -- How things work -- Pepper tree -- Boy?s first flight -- Brown girl, blonde Okie -- Chatting with Gary Soto
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
74 pages
Isbn
9780152055646
Lccn
2005024610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780152055646
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61453930
  • (OCoLC)61453930
  • 2830688
  • (DLC)981843
  • 2080927
  • 2830688

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