Voices in First Person

Reflections on Latino Identity

Voices in First Person

Edited by: Lori Marie Carlson / Illustrated by: Flavio Morais / Photographer: Manuel Rivera-Ortiz
For Ages: 12 and up
  • 2
WANTING TO BELONG. WANTING TO GO HOME. LOVE. REGRET. FAMILY LEGENDS. DREAMS. REVENGE. ENGLISH. SPANISH.
This eclectic, gritty, and groundbreaking collection of short monologues features twenty-one of the most respected Latino authors writing today, including Sandra Cisneros, Oscar Hijuelos, Esmeralda Santiago, and Gary Soto. Their fictional narratives give voice to what it's like to be a Latino teen in America. These voices are yearning. These voices are angry. These voices are, above all else, hopeful. These voices are America.
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 96 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416906353 | 
  • August 2008 | 
  • Grades 7 and up

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