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Pacific crossing

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Juvenile fiction, Mexican Amer
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Fourteen-year-old Mexican American Lincoln Mendoza spends a summer with a host family in Japan, encountering new experiences and making new friends.

StatementGary Soto
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S7242 Pac 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination134 pages ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26342843M
ISBN 100590489968
ISBN 139780590489966
OCLC/WorldCa52880175

Pacific Crossing gives the reader a glimpse into two worlds, as year-old Lincoln Mendoza narrates his experience as a Mexican-American kid traveling for a foreign exchange program in Japan.

Although Soto includes interesting, unique cultural experiences (Lincoln practices a martial art called kempo) and an onslaught of late 80s slang, the /5.

It is a really good concept for a book - two boys spending the summer in Japan and if some of the ideas had been expanded, Crossing Pacific could have been a very interesting book. But instead it just skims over the surface, with no details to really interest the reader/5(4).

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