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Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.
Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.

Me dicen güero

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Life is tough for a border kid, but Güero has figured out how to cope. He writes poetry.

Twelve-year-old Güero is Mexican American, at home with Spanish or English and on both sides of the river. He’s starting 7th grade with a woke English teacher who knows how to make poetry cool.

In Spanish, “Güero” is a nickname for guys with pale skin, Latino or Anglo. But make no mistake: our red-headed, freckled hero is puro mexicano, like Canelo Álvarez, the Mexican boxer. Güero is also a nerd —reader, gamer, musician— who runs with a squad of misfits like him, Los Bobbys. Sure, they get in trouble like anybody else, and like other middle-school boys, they discover girls. Watch out for Joanna! She’s tough as nails.

But trusting in his family’s traditions, his accordion and his bookworm squad, he faces seventh grade with book smarts and a big heart.

Reading Grade Level: 6TH - 8TH

Type of Spanish Book: Translated

Type of Book: Chapter

Genre: Fiction

Pages: 112

Size: 5.17 x 0.25 x 7.98 in

Cover: Softcover

Year Published: 2020

Sub Genre: Fiction