The Resource Becoming Naomi León, Pam Muñoz Ryan

Becoming Naomi León, Pam Muñoz Ryan

Label
Becoming Naomi León
Title
Becoming Naomi León
Statement of responsibility
Pam Muñoz Ryan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father
  • From the Pura Belpre and Jane Addams Peace Award winning author of Esperanza Rising comes a riveting novel about family and identity, drawn from the warmth, wisdom, and love of Pam Munoz Ryan's own Mexican and Oklahoman heritages. Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw has had a lot to contend with in her young life: her name for one thing. Then there are her clothes (sewn of polyester by Gram), her difficulty speaking up, and her status among her classmates as "nobody special." But according to Gram's self-prophecies, most problems can be overcome with positive thinking. Luckily, Naomi also has her soap carving, a talent at which she excels. And life at Avocado Acres Trailer Rancho in Lemon Tree, California, with Gram and her little brother, Owen, is happy and peaceful. That is, until their mother reappears after seven years of being gone, stirring up all sorts of questions and challenging Naomi to discover who she really is. Library of Congress Summary. When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryan, Pam Muñoz
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.R9553
LC item number
Be 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great-grandmothers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Mexican Americans
  • Great-grandmothers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Family problems
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Becoming Naomi León, Pam Muñoz Ryan
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0414/2004000346.html
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9780439269698
Lccn
2004000346
System control number
ocm54415069
Label
Becoming Naomi León, Pam Muñoz Ryan
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0414/2004000346.html
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9780439269698
Lccn
2004000346
System control number
ocm54415069

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