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How the García girls lost their accents
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Lexile measure:
950L
Rating:
950L
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More Details
Published:
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2010.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Algonquin paperback.
Physical Desc:
311 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781565129757, 9781565129757, 9781565129757, 0452268060, 061303211X (Sagebrush-Bound) :, 0452287073 (pbk.), 156512975X, 9781565129757 (pbk.)
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.2, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
950

Notes

General Note
"Originally published in hardcover by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1991"--Verso of t.p.
General Note
Sequel: Yo!
General Note
"Reader's guide and other special features inside"--Cover p. 4.
Description
Eagerly embracing their new American culture in Miami, the four Garcia women iron their hair, smoke cigarettes, date American men, forget their Spanish, and lose their accents, all in their journey toward adulthood
Description
In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx, where the sisters adapt and thrive despite cultural differences, language barriers, and prejudice, but Mami and Papi are more traditional, and they have far more difficulty adjusting to their new country.
Target Audience
950L,Lexile
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APA Citation (style guide)

Alvarez, J. (2010). How the García girls lost their accents. First Algonquin paperback. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia. 2010. How the García Girls Lost Their Accents. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia, How the García Girls Lost Their Accents. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia. How the García Girls Lost Their Accents. First Algonquin paperback. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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