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The Secret Story of Sonia Rodriquez | [Alan Sitomer]

The Secret Story of Sonia Rodriquez

California Teacher of the Year Alan Lawrence Sitomer is the author of hard-hitting best-sellers like Homeboyz. Sonia Rodriguez, the teenage daughter of illegal Mexican immigrants, feels stuck in the middle of two worlds. Sonia plans to be the first in her family to graduate high school and go to college. But when she puts her schoolwork before her familia, Sonia's mother sends her to relatives in Mexico to learn "the ways of the old world."
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California Teacher of the Year Alan Lawrence Sitomer is the author of hard-hitting best-sellers like Homeboyz.

Sonia Rodriguez, the teenage daughter of illegal Mexican immigrants, feels stuck in the middle of two worlds. Sonia plans to be the first in her family to graduate high school and go to college. But when she puts her schoolwork before her familia, Sonia's mother sends her to relatives in Mexico to learn "the ways of the old world."

Sonia returns more determined than ever to succeed - but it won't be easy. Be aware of strong language and adult situations.

©2008 Alan Lawrence Sitomer; (P)2008 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Jason Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada 03-18-09
    Jason Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada 03-18-09
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    "A great story"

    This story is engrossing, funny, and sometimes tragic. The author has such a great style - you feel like you really know Sonia. Down to earth, entertaining, and unique.

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    Shelly M Davis 02-06-09
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    "A great listen"

    When I started listening to this book, I was rivited. The narrator's voice is smooth in your ear. A cinderella story, mexican style, that is both interesting, fun, juicy and even has some violence. You are taken away and can't turn it off! My favorite audiobook EVER.

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