Trina Author:Patricia Miles Martin Trina can't believe her eyes! Her beautiful, brand-new Easter hat - tied on the pig! — The mean boys who did it are doubled up with laughter. "If you want your hat back, ask for it - IN ENGLISH!" — Trina hasn't learned to talk English - and she wants to, more than anything. She wants to tell those boys just what she thinks of them. Most of all,... more » she wants to make friends with Maggie. Maggie is so pretty and gay! But how can they ever be friends if they can't talk?« less
Trina is a Spanish-speaking girl who lives in a boxcar with her family, who move from farm to farm with the crops. More than anything, she wants to speak English and stay in one place long enough to have friends.