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Becoming Naomi Leon / Pam Munoz Ryan.

Ryan, Pam Munoz. (Author).


When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0439269970
  • ISBN: 9780439269971
  • ISBN: 9780756950965
  • ISBN: 0756950961
  • Physical Description: 246, [18] p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2007, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes: After Words, an interview with the author, and an activity.
Formatted Contents Note:
A rabble of yesterdays. A paddling of ducks ; A skulk of foxes ; A lamentation of swans ; A memory of elephants ; A charm of hummingbirds ; A school of fish ; An unkindness of ravens ; A burden of mules ; A shiver of shards ; A schizophrenia of hawks ; A flight of swallows.
A passel of todays. A drey of squirrels ; A slueth of bears ; A leap of leopards ; A piteousness of doves ; A team of horses ; An exaltation of starlings ; A pride of lions ; A cry of hounds ; A crash of hippopotami ; A brood of chicks ; A murmuration of tomorrows.
Awards Note:
Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2005
Schneider Family Book Award, Middle School, 2005.
Pura Belpreā™­ Author Honor, 2006.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2005
Subject: Great-grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Mexico > Juvenile fiction.

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Union Township Branch J FIC RYA (Text) 35406424056180 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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