Buried Onions

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Eddie's father, two uncles, and best friend are all dead, and it's a struggle for him not to end up the same way. Violence makes Fresno wallow in tears, as if a huge onion were buried beneath the city. Making an effort to walk a straight line despite constant temptations and frustrations, Eddie searches for answers--and discovers that his closest friends may actually be his worst enemies.
     Includes a reader's guide and a glossary of Spanish words and phrases.

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Product # 28145-G
ISBN-13 9780152062651
ISBN-10 0152062653
Author Gary Soto
Grade Level 7-12
Interest Level 7-12
Fiction/Nonfiction Fiction
Guided Reading Level Z+
Lexile Level 850
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
BOM Count 0
Multicultural Mexican American