The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora

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For Arturo, summertime in Miami means playing basketball until dark, sipping mango smoothies, and keeping cool under banyan trees. And maybe a few shifts as junior lunchtime dishwasher at Abuela’s restaurant. Maybe. But this summer also includes Carmen, a poetry enthusiast who moves into Arturo’s apartment complex and turns his stomach into a deep fryer. He almost doesn’t notice the smarmy land developer who rolls into town and threatens to change it. Arturo refuses to let his family and community go down without a fight, and as he schemes with Carmen, Arturo discovers the power of poetry and protest through untold family stories and the work of José Martí.

ISBN: 9781101997253

Published Date: April 3, 2018

Publisher: Puffin Books

Language: English

Page Count: 272

Size: 7.76" l x 5.05" w x 0.74" h

Age Classification: Ages 9 to 12