(New) [Mexican WhiteBoy] BY Matt de la Pena

  • Hardcover
  • 249
  • Mexican WhiteBoy
  • Matt de la Pena
  • English
  • 20 December 2020
  • 9780385733106

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Read & Download Mexican WhiteBoy Mexican WhiteBoy characters µ 105 Matt de la Pena Ä 5 Read Up in San Diego that close to the border means everyone else knows exactly who he is before he even opens his mouth Before they find out he can’t speak Spanish and before they realize his mom has blond hair and blue eyes they’ve got him pegged But it works the other way too And Danny’s convinced it’s his whiteness that sent his father back to Mexico That’s why he’s spend. pooled ink Reviews Mexican Whiteboy is a gripping story about finding oneself baseball and friendship Moments will make you laugh make your heart ache make you sit on the edge of your seat with your eyes glued to that fastball and make you stop and think as it delves into themes deeper than you might ve been prepared to go Captivating and emotional it opens the door to a conversation so many of us secretly wrestle with but hardly anyone ever considersRead my full review here Biggles Flies East you laugh make Letters to Chloe your heart ache make Ford County you sit on the edge of Johannes Cabal the Necromancer your seat with Academia Obscura your eyes glued to that fastball and make Wide eyed and Legless Inside the Tour De France A Sportspages Book you stop and think as it delves into themes deeper than Il rogo di Berlino you might ve been prepared to go Captivating and emotional it opens the door to a conversation so many of us secretly wrestle with but hardly anyone ever considersRead my full review here

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Mexican WhiteBoy

Read & Download Mexican WhiteBoy Mexican WhiteBoy characters µ 105 Matt de la Pena Ä 5 Read Danny's tall and skinny Even though he’s not built his arms are long enough to give his pitch a power so fierce any college scout would sign him on the spot Ninety five mile an hour fastball but the boy’s not even on a team Every time he gets up on the mound he loses itBut at his private school they don’t expect much else from him Danny’ s brown Half Mexican brown And growing. This was the first Matt de la Pe a book that I ve ever read and I am happy to say that ALL of my expectations were met I simply adored every single aspect of this book From the moments of confusion to anger to sadness to happiness to humor I just felt everything I could possibly feel for these characters and the lives they ledDanny was who I thought I would be the most enad with and while I absolutely loved him and wanted to protect him from the world there was another character who snuck up on me and stole my heart completely and became my precious little cinnamon roll de la Pe a s writing is not complicated It s not perfect nor is it imperfect It s very simplistic There is not a lot of fluff It s very straightforward But the dynamic that is captured by the simplicity of his writing is fantastic Never once was I bored Never once did anything feel unimportant I found a way to connect with every single character throughout this book despite having experienced NOTHING similar to any of them But on an emotional level I was so in tune with Danny with Uno with Sofia and many others Witnessing Danny struggle with his identity figuring out who he was and what he meant to people on BOTH sides of his family was probably the most impactful part for me outside of Uno s amazingly complicated story I also found that de la Pe a did a great job of using the secondary characters for delivering additional bits of life lessons especially through SofiaOverall I just adored this book I think it s an excellent introduction to the insight of what it s like to feel othered Danny felt othered He felt outside of BOTH of his ethnicities This book captured a lot of that confusion and hurt I would LOVE to read from this author

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Read & Download Mexican WhiteBoy Mexican WhiteBoy characters µ 105 Matt de la Pena Ä 5 Read Ing the summer with his dad’s family Only to find himself he may just have to face the demons he refuses to see the demons that are right in front of his face And open up to a friendship he never saw comingSet in the alleys and on the ball fields of San Diego County Mexican Whiteboy is a story of friendship acceptance and the struggle to find your identity in a world of definitions. I honestly can t put into words just how much I liked and connected with this novel It s a very well written engaging story about identity and what it means to be half something in America The main character Danny is a 17 year old half Mexican half white aspiring baseball player who spends the summer with his dad s side of the family trying to figure out who he is But the story isn t just about Danny It s way deeper than just one single storyline Danny becomes friends with Uno a half black half Mexican kid with a totally different set of identity issues Uno has a half brother who s mentally retarded a mother who s remarried an abusive drunk and a born again Christian father who offers him hope well sort of The novel is really about a group of characters and it s hard not to feel connected with Danny Uno or Dannny s cousin Sofia The mood that this writer set throughout the book was unlike anything I have seen a while At one point I was mentally comparing the mood set in this book to that in Laurie Halse Anderon s Speak Both novels have characters that are depressed and act almost mute and the writing clearly communicates how they feel The imagery created by the author is also amazing because I could not stop visualizing these places streetscapes landscapes even the graffiti in my head as I read this book And of course the character development is phenomenal I don t think my middle school kids could handle this but I strongly recommend this to high school students and beyond The ethnic identity issues that the book deals with are probably the number one thing that I was able to connect to but I think it s such a fanastic read for just about anyone