Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood

by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Cinco Puntos Press | May 10, 2011 | Trade Paperback |

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It is 1969, America is at war, "Hollywood" is a dirt-poor Chicano barrio in small-town America, and Sammy and Juliana face a world of racism, war in Vietnam, and barrio violence. Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood is a Young Adult Library Services Association Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Young Adults. Benjamin Alire Sáenz -novelist, poet, and writer of children''s books-was named one of the "Fifty Most Inspiring Authors in the World" by Poets & Writers magazine. He was also a finalist for PEN/USA''s literary award for children''s and young adult literature. Sáenz lives in El Paso, Texas.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: May 10, 2011

Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1933693991

ISBN - 13: 9781933693996

Appropriate for ages: 16 - 16

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Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood

Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood

by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: May 10, 2011

Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1933693991

ISBN - 13: 9781933693996

About the Book

"Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood" is our "American Graffiti."
No, that's not right. It's our Mexican Graffiti.--Denise Chavez

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It is 1969, America is at war, "Hollywood" is a dirt-poor Chicano barrio in small-town America, and Sammy and Juliana face a world of racism, war in Vietnam, and barrio violence. Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood is a Young Adult Library Services Association Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Young Adults. Benjamin Alire Sáenz -novelist, poet, and writer of children''s books-was named one of the "Fifty Most Inspiring Authors in the World" by Poets & Writers magazine. He was also a finalist for PEN/USA''s literary award for children''s and young adult literature. Sáenz lives in El Paso, Texas.

Appropriate for ages: 16 - 16

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