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Down Garrapata road
A collection of short stories set in a small Mexican-American community in southern Texas during the 1940s and 1950s, revealing the traditions, love, and social concerns of the families living there.
|Statement||by Anne Estevis.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.E7498 Tal 2003b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||172 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||2009290152|
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Down Garrapata Road Paperback – September 1, by Anne Estevis (Author)5/5(1). Fiction. Anne Estevis was raised and educated in Corpus Christi, Texas and now teaches elementary through graduate school in New Mexico and Texas. In this tender debut novel, a medley of young voices bring to life a small Mexican-American community in South Texas during the 's and 's/5(2).
About the Author ANNE ESTEVIS is the author of two novels set along the Texas/Mexico border, Down Garrapata Road and Chicken Foot Farm. Raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, she graduated from College of the Southwest, Pan American University, and Texas Tech University with degrees in education.
In Down Garrapata Road, a young girl named Chatita says she never saw “anything wrong with living on a road named for a small blood-sucking arachnid,” until her older brother explains that the road is “Garland Potter,” not Tick Road, as the kids had been calling it.5/5(1).
"Look, little sister, just keep saying Garrapata, and see how you'll be made fun of at school. The americanos will really laugh at you." In this tender debut novel, a medley of young voices bring to life a small Mexican-American community in South Texas during the s and s.
Down Garrapata Road Introduction Read the Introduction on pages 9–11 in Down Garrapata Road. The Introduction will help you understand key concepts in the book.
Knowing them will help you discuss and write about the book. The Introduction includes information about † rural Texas during the s and s—the setting of the book.
These bits and snippets of rural life in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas became the basis of two fictional works by Estevis. The first, Down Garrapata Road (Arte Público Press, ), had its genesis in the s as a result of a prose writing class in which Estevis had enrolled.
Buy inZone Books: Down Garrapata Road, 6-pack from Nelsons Online Book Store. Anne Estevis is the author of Down Garrapata Road ( avg rating, 20 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Chicken Foot Farm ( avg rating, 5 ratings /5.
Down Garrapata Road Estevis Reccomendation I rated Down Garrapata Road on a scale of 1 to 10,1 being the worst and 10 being the using that scale and rating system I settled on to an was interesting but got dull and confusing sometimes.I would have preffered.
About the Edition A collection of short stories set in a small Mexican-American community in southern Texas during the s and s, revealing the traditions, love, and social concerns of the families living : Down Garrapata Road. [Marjorie Anne Estevis] -- A collection of short stories set in a small Mexican-American community in southern Texas during the s and s, revealing the traditions, love, and social concerns of the families living there.
Book Description An affecting novel about a Mexican American community in South Texas Chatita never saw "anything wrong with living on a road named for a small blood-sucking arachnid," until her older brother explains that the road is "Garland /5(17).
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A collection of short stories set in a small Mexican-American community in southern Texas during the s and s, revealing the traditions, love, and.
Anne Estevis is a contemporary author who writes books rich with the traditions of rural Mexican-American life, as seen in her popular novels for young people, Down Garrapata Road and Chicken Foot Farm.
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Down Garrapata Road. 2 likes. Fiction. Anne Estevis was raised and educated in Corpus Christi, Texas and now teaches elementary through graduate school.
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Anne’s first official writing for the public was Down Garrapata Road, which was based off events from some family members. “I began gathering more of these quips until one day I realized that I had a book.”.Down Garrapata Road Final Project By Grace Doyle Assessment asks students to address the challenges each family faced and the importance of family and community in the book.This resource includes reading questions per chapter for students.
Each chapter also has vocabulary words pulled out to define. These words are later used on vocabulary quizzes- additional resource. Includes: The Chavez Family The Bermúdez Family, The Zambrano Family, and The Paloma Family.