Becoming Naomi Leon / Pam Munoz Ryan.
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.
- ISBN: 0439269970
- ISBN: 9780439269971
- ISBN: 9780756950965
- ISBN: 0756950961
- Physical Description: 246,  p. ; 20 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2007, c2004.
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.
Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2005
Schneider Family Book Award, Middle School, 2005.
Pura Belpre♭ Author Honor, 2006.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2005
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