Novio Boy: A Play (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
- Sales Rank:14,589,348
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Library Binding
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
- Dimensions (in):7.4 x 5 x 0.5
- Publication Date:July 1, 2006
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Rudy anxiously prepares for and then goes out on a first date with an attractive girl who is older than he is. This one-act play includes a glossary of Spanish phrases.
What a treat: an honest-to-goodness play! Budding actors and drama coaches will enjoy this lighthearted story about the awkwardness and excitement of young love in a Mexican American community. Perhaps the word "enjoy" is an understatement ... I do believe that young actors will have a hard time not laughing along with the audience once the curtain goes up. Gary Soto, author and poet extraordinaire, breaks a leg with this fast-paced, delightful look at dating from both the male and female perspectives. The transcendent theme and its helpful glossary of Spanish words and phrases will give this play broad appeal. Bravo!
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