Becoming Naomi León
A reissue of Pam Munoz Ryan's bestselling backlist with a distinctive author treatment and new cover art by Raul Colon.Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw has had a lot to contend with in her young life, her name for one. Then there are her clothes (sewn in polyester by Gram), her difficulty speaking up,... show more
A reissue of Pam Munoz Ryan's bestselling backlist with a distinctive author treatment and new cover art by Raul Colon.Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw has had a lot to contend with in her young life, her name for one. Then there are her clothes (sewn in polyester by Gram), her difficulty speaking up, and her status at school as "nobody special."But according to Gram, most problems can be overcome with positive thinking. And with Gram and her little brother, Owen, Naomi's life at Avocado Acres Trailer Rancho in California is happy and peaceful...until their mother reappears after seven years of being gone, stirring up all sorts of questions and challenging Naomi to discover and proclaim who she really is.
Publish date: October 1st 2005
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
One of her favorite sayings was that the good and the bad of any situation were sometimes the same. My thoughts dived into a jumble in the middle of my mind, wrestled around until they were wadded into a fisted knot, and attached themselves to my brain like a burr matted in a long-haired dog. I ...
Grade 5 Becoming Naomi León is a great read for the advanced reader. Naomi has problems because of her different clothes and unusual last name. Along with added problems with the return of her mother, she learns to overcome these issues. Naomi learns to think positive with the influence of her f...
Loved, loved, loved this book. This is the kind of children's book I would like to write. It deals with a lot of tough stuff without weighing the reader down. This is a the kind of book that I love to read aloud to kids. Naomi is a plucky little heroine with a big heart. The cast of supporting ch...
I loved this book. Awesome characters, story.... Everything is amazing about this book. The story is awesome, and the characters are all very developed. Skyla is very mean and made me hate her! But I guess that's what makes a good antagonist. overall I highly recommend this book to anyone who is a f...
Heartwarming story of a brother and sister who learn that family are those who truly love and care for you. Wonderful story of bravery and compassion.