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The Girl From Puerto Rico
The Girl From Puerto Rico
Author: Hila Colman
Felicidad wondered about all the people sound asleep in the tall apartment buildings that they flashed by. Were the girls her age sleeping behind those windows? What were they like? What did they think about? Did they know that there was a separate world of Spanish-speaking people right in the middle of their city? — The city of her dreams could ...  more »
ISBN: 41466
Pages: 190
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Publisher: Dell Publishing Co.
Book Type: Paperback
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Published in 1961 by Dell. A young girl moves with her family to New York and learns that it isn't as wonderful as she'd expected. This story is not politically correct according to our standards today, yet very real for that time period. In fact, I found it very fair in conveying how anyone can be prejudiced--even those who are minorities in a given area themselves. A nice story with a satisfying ending.
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