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And Now Miguel
And Now Miguel
Author: Joseph Krumgold, Jean Charlot (Illustrator)
Every summer the men of the Chavez family go on a long and difficult sheep drive to the mountains. All the men, that is, except for Miguel. All year long, twelve-year-old Miguel tries to prove that he, too, is up to the challenge -- that he, too, is ready to take the sheep into his beloved Sangre de Cristo Mountains. When his deeds go unnoticed,...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780590432979
ISBN-10: 0590432974
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 245
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  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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I read this book with my son when he was nine. It's the only chapter book that we read, just the two of us. That was 12 years ago, and I still cherish the memory of the special time that we shared over this wonderful, inspiring story. It is a "coming of age" story of a young boy who desperately wants to be counted among the men of his family, of his village. Eager to grow into his manhood in all the most honorable ways, he inspires us on every page with his eagerness, dedication, willingness to work hard and to sacrifice. I can't recommend this book highly enough to the mothers of young sons who yearn for the day when they can step into their "man" shoes.


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