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Memories from the author’s own childhood experiences—as well as those of his son, his friends, and the young men he worked with as a middle-school teacher—inform this too-slim book of poetry from the perspective of a 12-year-old Chicano border kid entering the seventh grade.

They Call Me Güero by David Bowles
Published by Cinco Puntos Press on 2018-09
Genres: Immigration and Emigration, Latinx, Poetry
Pages: 160
Reading Level: Grades 6-8