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Becoming Naomi Leon (Paperback) (Pam Munoz Ryan)
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A reissue of Pam Munoz Ryan's bestselling backlist with a distinctive author treatment and new cover art by Raul Colon.Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw has had a lot to contend with in her young life, her name for one. Then there are her clothes (sewn in polyester by Gram), her difficulty speaking up, and her status at school as "nobody special."But according to Gram, most problems can be overcome with positive thinking. And with Gram and her little brother, Owen, Naomi's life at Avocado Acres Trailer Rancho in California is happy and peaceful...until their mother reappears after seven years of being gone, stirring up all sorts of questions and challenging Naomi to discover and proclaim who she really is.
Happily living with Gram and her little brother at the Avocado Acres Trailer Rancho, talented soap carver Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw, labelled by her classmates as "nothing special," finds her life forever changed by the return of her mother, who has been gone for seven years. An ALA Notable Book. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Pam Munoz Ryan
Street Date: October 1, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-4547