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Becoming Maria : love and chaos in the South Bronx

Manzano, Sonia.

New York : Scholastic Press, 2015.

262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

"Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled. This is Sonia's own story rendered with an unforgettable narrative power. When readers meet young Sonia, she is a child living amidst the squalor of a boisterous home that is filled with noisy relatives and nosy neighbors. Each day she is glued to the TV screen that blots out the painful realities of her existence and also illuminates the possibilities that lie ahead. But--click!--when the TV goes off, Sonia is taken back to real-life--the cramped, colorful world of her neighborhood and an alcoholic father. But it is Sonia's dream of becoming an actress that keeps her afloat among the turbulence of her life and times. Spiced with culture, heartache, and humor, this memoir paints a lasting portrait of a girl's resilience as she grows up to become an inspiration to millions"-- Provided by publisher.

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ISBN:

978-0-545-62184-7 (hardcover)

ISBN:

978-0-545-62184-7 (hardcover)

ISBN:

978-0-545-62185-4

ISBN:

978-0-545-62185-4

ISBN:

978-0-545-62186-1

ISBN:

978-0-545-62186-1

LC Call No:

PN2287.M32 A3 2015

Dewey Class No:

791.4502/8092 B 23

Author:

Manzano, Sonia.

Title:

Becoming Maria : love and chaos in the South Bronx / Sonia Manzano.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

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text rdacontent

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volume rdacarrier

Summary:

"Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled. This is Sonia's own story rendered with an unforgettable narrative power. When readers meet young Sonia, she is a child living amidst the squalor of a boisterous home that is filled with noisy relatives and nosy neighbors. Each day she is glued to the TV screen that blots out the painful realities of her existence and also illuminates the possibilities that lie ahead. But--click!--when the TV goes off, Sonia is taken back to real-life--the cramped, colorful world of her neighborhood and an alcoholic father. But it is Sonia's dream of becoming an actress that keeps her afloat among the turbulence of her life and times. Spiced with culture, heartache, and humor, this memoir paints a lasting portrait of a girl's resilience as she grows up to become an inspiration to millions"-- Provided by publisher.

Subject:

Manzano, Sonia--Childhood and youth--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Manzano, Sonia--Family--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Manzano, Sonia--Childhood and youth.

Subject:

Manzano, Sonia--Family.

Subject:

Coming of age--Bronx (New York, N.Y.)--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Television actors and actresses--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Television writers--United States--Biography.--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Hispanic American women--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Coming of age--Bronx (New York, N.Y.)

Subject:

Television actors and actresses--United States--Biography.

Subject:

Television writers--United States--Biography.

Subject:

Hispanic American women--Biography.

Subject:

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General.

Subject:

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino.

Subject:

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Issues).

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