Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida
Poetic, moving, and harrowing, these vignettes paint a realistic portrait of a Chicano boy's coming of age in Fresno, California. Graphic realism and lyrical imagery highlight not only familial and societal tensions, but also unexpected moments of humor, insight, and tenderness.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Pura Belpré Children's Author Award 1998 (Medal Winner)
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780060267049