Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood
ISBN: 1933693991
EAN13: 9781933693996
Language: English
Pages: 291
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
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 Saenz --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. Saenz lives in El Paso, Texas.