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Meet Loco, a dog with a passion for firecrackers. And Pedro, an altar boy forced to learn a hard lesson from two of the toughest, oldest men ever to serve the Lord. Jordan and Todd are two boys from California who don't know what they're in for when they push their Texas cousins a little too far.

Loosely based on the author's own childhood in south Texas, this story collection is a moving whirlwind of humor and insight - brash, tender, and full of the unexpected.

©2003 Puffin; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.

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Crazy Loco is one of the novels in the Hampton Brown "Edge A" reading curriculum. The book is appropriate for my hispanic lower-functioning teenaged readers. While it is not gripping literature, it is amusing and it did teach me more about my students' cultural backgrounds.
Joe Rodriguez does a fine job with the performance.

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Loved it!

Just loved it! Highly recommend. Great Story, Great Performance, Great Overall. Loved the familiarity. ♡♡♡

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Crazy Loco

The nine stories in Crazy Loco were very relatable to my six graders. The narrator's voice was captivating and impressive. At times if I felt our time was limited, I would be able to speed it up.
Since I read the entire book before my kids, I would set up the situations of each story. This way I accomplished having mature audiences as we listened attentively. Kids loved all nine stories.
They scored high in their accelerated reading quiz, and I was very proud of them. Very impressive audio book.!
Dahlia Villarreal
6th grade ELA
South Middle School
Edinburg, Texas