Gary Soto

April 12, 1952- present


who is gary soto?Gary anthony soto is an American author and poet .

where was he born ?April 12, 1952 (age 61), fresno, ca

married:carolyn Oda

children :1- mariko Heidi soto

important life information: As his family had to struggle to find work, he had little time or encouragement in his studies, hence, he was not a good student.[1] Soto notes that in spite of his early academic record, while at high school he found an interest in poetry through writers such as Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Jules Verne,Robert Frost and Thornton Wilder

Cesaer chavez

Aladdin, Jun 25, 2008 80 pages

1.¡Viva la causa!

¡Viva César Chávez!
Up and down the San Joaquin Valley of California, and across the country, people chanted these words. Cesar Chavez, a migrant worker himself, was helping Mexican Americans work together for better wages, for better working conditions, for better lives.No one thought they could win against the rich and powerful growers. But Cesar was out to prove them wrong -- and that he did\

Other Books


The Skirt

Gary Soto - 2012 - Miata has left the beautiful folkl¾rico skirt her mother wore in Mexico on the bus. She was going to wear the skirt on Sunday when her dance group performed folkl¾rico. Can Miata and her friend Ana rescue the precious skirt in time?


Taking Sides

Gary Soto - 2008 - When his family moves from the barrio to the suburbs, Lincoln Mendoza finds himself facing conflicting loyalties as a member of the Columbus basketball team when his new team plays his old school.


Accidental Love

Gary Soto - 2008 - all starts when Marisa picks up the wrong cell phone


A Summer Life

Gary Soto - 1991 - author recalls his childhood in Fresno, California, in the 1950s and 1960s, recreating the sights, sounds, and smells of his experience in a working-class Mexican-American community

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