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    The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao

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    The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao a novel

    Díaz, Junot, 1968-

    Oscar is an overweight Dominican from the ghetto in New Jersey. He dreams of becoming a writer and finding love, but Fuk¶, the curse has haunted his family for generations. Also included is the short story "Drown.".

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    How the Garc’a girls lost their accents

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    Darius & Twig

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    Darius & Twig

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    "Two best friends, a writer and a runner, deal with bullies, family issues, social pressures, and their quest for success coming out of Harlem"-- Provided by publisher.

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    How Tía Lola learned to teach

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    How Tía Lola learned to teach

    Alvarez, Julia.

    Juanita and Miguel's great aunt, Tía Lola, comes from the Dominican Republic to help take care of them after their parents divorce, and soon she is so involved in their small Vermont community that when her visa expires, the whole town turns out to support her.

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    Point guard

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    Point guard

    Lupica, Mike.

    "It's basketball season for the home team but Gus must wrestle with prejudice when he's the only one bothered by Cassie joining the boys' team and his teammate Steve makes fun of Gus's Dominican heritage"--Provided by publisher.

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    Islandborn

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    Islandborn

    Díaz, Junot, 1968-

    "Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland . . . and in the process, comes up with a new way of understanding her own heritage"-- Provided by

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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