Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish

Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish

A Novel

Book - 2018
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After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus's mother takes him and his younger brother, who has Down syndrome, to Puerto Rico to visit relatives they do not remember or have never met, and while there Marcus starts searching for his father, who left their family ten years ago and is somewhere on the island.
Publisher: 1808
New York, New York : Viking, 2018.
ISBN: 9781101997260
Call Number: Teen Fiction
Characteristics: 249 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects: Families -- Fiction.
Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Fiction.
Down syndrome -- Fiction.
People with mental disabilities -- Fiction.
Middle schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Puerto Rico -- Fiction.
Est. publishing date: 1808


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Chapter Books & Middle Grade, Grades 4 - 7: At six feet and 180 pounds, Marcus Vega certainly looks like a bully, but he’d rather use his size to protect smaller kids. When Marcus loses control while standing up for his younger brother, who has Down syndrome, he is suspended, and an emergency... Read More »

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