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The Meaning You Gave Me GRAPHIC NOVEL

Iris is a typical fifth-grade student. She lives her life by waking up early to walk with her best friend Shay, going to school, and going back home with a quick good-bye from her now distant mother. As the only Asian American in her grade, she comes to realize how alone she feels until she meets Star, a black cat who resides in her backyard. 

 

Star is a solo wanderer who has many whiskered friends back home. While meeting Iris’s mother and Shay, he notices that a lot of people seem to avoid him for no apparent reason. Though Star doesn’t mind the judgment, Iris wants to prove false the superstition that black cats are bad luck. By defending Star, Iris learns to find fulfillment in her own identity.

 

72 pages

 

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    makes me want to be dead

    we are reading this in spanish class, fucking awful. Listening to my spanish (very white) teacher read this makes me want to dig my pencils all the way up my eardrums until I cant hear a thing. When I have to answer questions about these stupid little kids and their soccer obsession that DETErmINE MY GRaDE, I think about dropping out. to all the Spanish teachers out there, making your students read this book should be considered child abuse DO NOT recommend.

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    EL JERSEY:Highly Recommended

    I loved the book; my students learned a lot about Guatemala, its landscapes, and its culture through the interesting facts presented. A highly recommended novel, easy to read, that students will enjoy with every chapter

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    La Mochila

    Love this book for my novice learners. The story is compelling - the reader HAS to keep reading because we want to know how the problem is resolved! In addition to engaging topic/action the underlying struggle that a character has in deciding what to do is great for teens to experience. I also love that it features realistic characters that are portrayed with their humanity.

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    Easy to understand

    This story was easy to read without being too repetitive. It is written with the novice student in mind. I love that it ties in another Francophone country for us to explore as well as "le foot"!

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    Love El Jersey!

    I use El Jersey to enhance our 8th grade "Living on One" thematic unit after students complete a unit on Copa America. The cultural ties to Guatemala and to the Copa are endless. My students really relate to the characters.

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    Great addition to your FVR library

    My level 2 Spanish students enjoy this book in Spanish because it is written with vocab and structure they can understand. They also enjoy how the two worlds come together. These situations can happen to any of us. When students read this book, they are not only learning Spanish, they are learning good character.