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The Children Of Sanchez

Author : Oscar Lewis
ISBN : 9780307744548
Genre : Social Science
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A pioneering work from a visionary anthropologist, The Children of Sanchez is hailed around the world as a watershed achievement in the study of poverty—a uniquely intimate investigation, as poignant today as when it was first published. It is the epic story of the Sánchez family, told entirely by its members—Jesus, the 50-year-old patriarch, and his four adult children—as their lives unfold in the Mexico City slum they call home. Weaving together their extraordinary personal narratives, Oscar Lewis creates a sympathetic but ultimately tragic portrait that is at once harrowing and humane, mystifying and moving. An invaluable document, full of verve and pathos, The Children of Sanchez reads like the best of fiction, with the added impact that it is all, undeniably, true. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Social Science

Rainbow High

Author : Alex Sanchez
ISBN : 9781439115374
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Jason Carrillo, the best-looking athlete in school, has had his eyes on the prize from day one: a scholarship for college. But then his eyes turn to love -- and Kyle. Kyle Meeks, swim team star and all-around good guy, is finally in the relationship he wanted. Being in love feels so good, in fact, that he can't imagine giving it up to go to Princeton. Something he's worked for his entire life. Nelson Glassman, outgoing and defiant, might be HIV positive. Jeremy, the boy he loves, is HIV positive. Although Nelson fears testing positive, if he is infected Jeremy might stop protecting him and pushing him away. They can be together. High shool's almost over. Graduation is ahead. Life's a bowl of cherries, right? Right...
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Bait

Author : Kenneth Abel
ISBN : 9781628157628
Genre : Fiction
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From the bestselling author of Cold Steel Rain Bait KENNETH ABEL ‘Clever, tough and terrific’—TIME OUT The day narcotics cop Jack Walsh killed Mafia boss Johnny D'Angelo's son in a drunk-driving accident, he knew his life was over. Thrown in jail and out of the force, release means Walsh is now fair game for a vengeful D'Angelo. As the hit teams begin to circle Walsh's small-town hide-away, the FBI watch and wait. For them, D'Angelo is the catch they've never quite managed to land. And Jack Walsh is now the perfect bait. 'Brilliant ... a thrilling narrative in which there's no slack, no false step' LITERARY REVIEW 'A scorcher... enough to make you comb publishers' lists for his next and play games casting the movie' TIME OUT 'One of the finest crime novels I've ever read ... a stunning achievement' JAMES LEE BURKE
Category: Fiction

Boyfriends With Girlfriends

Author : Alex Sanchez
ISBN : 1442419903
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sergio is bisexual, but his only real relationship was with a girl. Lance has always known he was gay, but he’s never had a real boyfriend. When the two of them meet, they have an instant connection—but will it be enough to overcome their differences? Allie’s been in a relationship with a guy for the last two years—but when she meets Kimiko, she can’t get her out of her mind. Does this mean she’s gay? Or bi? Kimiko, falling hard for Allie, is willing to stick around and help Allie figure it out. Boyfriends with Girlfriends is Alex Sanchez at his best, writing with a sensitive hand to portray four very real teens striving to find their places in the world—and with each other.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Rainbow Road

Author : Alex Sanchez
ISBN : 1439115338
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Jason Carrillo came out to his basketball team senior year and lost his university scholarship. Now, with graduation behind him and summer ending, he's asked to speak at the opening of a gay and lesbian high school across the country. But after spending years in the closet and losing his scholarship dream, what message can he offer? Kyle Meeks is getting ready to go to Princeton in the fall and trying to see as much as possible of his boyfriend Jason before they have to separate. When Jason tells him about his speaking invitation, Kyle jumps at the chance to drive across country with him. Yet he can't help worrying: Will their romance survive two weeks crammed together in a car? Nelson Glassman is happy his best friend Kyle has found love with Jason. Now he's looking for his own true love -- and hopes he might find his soul mate during the road trip. But will being the "third wheel" in a trio ruin his friendships with Kyle and Jason? During an eye-opening postgraduation summer road trip, each of the three very different boys also embarks on a personal journey across a landscape of love, sexuality, homophobia, and above all, friendship.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Education Of Margot Sanchez

Author : Lilliam Rivera
ISBN : 9781481472135
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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John Hughes’s Pretty in Pink comes to the South Bronx in this bold and “emotional story about class, race, hard work, and finding one’s place” (Publishers Weekly)—from debut author Lilliam Rivera. Things/People Margot Hates: Mami, for destroying her social life Papi, for allowing Junior to become a Neanderthal Junior, for becoming a Neanderthal The supermarket Everyone else After “borrowing” her father’s credit card to finance a more stylish wardrobe, Margot Sanchez suddenly finds herself grounded. And by grounded, she means working as an indentured servant in her family’s struggling grocery store to pay off her debts. With each order of deli meat she slices, Margot can feel her carefully cultivated prep school reputation slipping through her fingers, and she’s willing to do anything to get out of this punishment. Lie, cheat, and maybe even steal… Margot’s invitation to the ultimate beach party is within reach and she has no intention of letting her family’s drama or Moises—the admittedly good looking but outspoken boy from the neighborhood—keep her from her goal.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Rainbow Boys

Author : Alex Sanchez
ISBN : 1439115346
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Jason Carrillo is a jock with a steady girlfriend, but he can't stop dreaming about sex...with other guys. Kyle Meeks doesn't look gay, but he is. And he hopes he never has to tell anyone -- especially his parents. Nelson Glassman is "out" to the entire world, but he can't tell the boy he loves that he wants to be more than just friends. Three teenage boys, coming of age and out of the closet. In a revealing debut novel that percolates with passion and wit, Alex Sanchez follows these very different high-school seniors as their struggles with sexuality and intolerance draw them into a triangle of love, betrayal, and ultimately, friendship.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Sanchez

Author : Matt Oldfield
ISBN : 1786068095
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"At the edge of the penalty area, Alexis hit the ball straight into the top corner. The shot was so powerful that the goalkeeper hardly even saw it." Sanchez tells the story of the Arsenal superstar's incredible journey from the streets of Tocopilla to become a national hero and one of the best players in the world. With his pace, skill and eye for a goal, Alexis is now one of the Premier League's biggest stars. The story is every bit as exciting as the player.
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Getting It

Author : Alex Sanchez
ISBN : 1439107793
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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He clicked on Queer Eye, a show where five gay dudes gave some grungy straight guy a makeover -- plucking his nose hairs, redecorating his apartment, and teaching him to bake a quiche -- so he could confidently propose marriage to his girlfriend and she'd tell him "yes." Which, of course, she did. On TV the guy always gets the girl. As Carlos watched, he recalled Sal, the supposedly gay guy at school. It was then that the idea first popped into his brain: If Sal truly were queer...could he possibly help Carlos?...Nor to propose to Roxy, of course -- at least not yet -- but to get her to maybe like him?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

So Hard To Say

Author : Alex Sanchez
ISBN : 1442407271
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When Frederick shows up at school, Xio is thrilled. The new boy is shy, cute, and definitely good boyfriend material. Before long, she pulls him into her lively circle of friends. Frederick knows he should be flattered by Xio's attention. After all, she's popular, pretty, and a lot of fun. So why can't he stop thinking about Victor, the captain of the soccer team, instead?
Category: Juvenile Fiction