Thursday, August 14, 2008

I Wanna Be Your Shoebox by Cristina Garcia

"Don't you wish sometimes that everything could stay the same forever?"

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Abstract: Thirteen-year-old, clarinet-playing, Southern California surfer, Yumi Ruiz-Hirsch, comes from a complex family--her father is Jewish-Japanese, her mother is Cuban, and her parents are divorced--and when her grandfather Saul is diagnosed with terminal cancer, Yumi asks him to tell her his life story, which helps her to understand her own history and identity.

Simon & Schuster; 198 pages

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