They Call Me Güero - 6 Book Set
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They call him Güero because of his red hair, pale skin, and freckles. Sometimes people only go off of what they see. He feels at home on both sides of the river, speaking Spanish or English. Güero is also a reader, gamer, and musician Güero faces the start of seventh grade with heart and smarts, his family's traditions, and his trusty accordion. And when life gets tough for this Mexican American border kid, he knows what to do: He writes poetry. Honoring multiple poetic traditions, They Call Me Güero is a classic in the making and the recipient of a Pura Belpré Honor, a Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, a Claudia Lewis Award for Excellence in Poetry, and a Walter Dean Myers Honor. Suitable for upper elementary. English and Spanish. Paperback by David Bowles. Six 6 paperback copies.