The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Judith Ortiz Cofer
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American History

• A young, Puerto Rican girl doesn't completely fit in at her school.

• The girl watches as a new family moves in next-door and she becomes fascinated with their son, Eugene.

• The girl and Eugene develop a friendship and he invites her over to study.

• President Kennedy is assassinated and the girl's family is in mourning. Her mother doesn't want the girl to go out because she feels they should be respectful.

• The girl goes to Eugene's and his mother tells her to go home, that he doesn't need her help.

• The girl cries herself to sleep.

Not for Sale

• The girl's father is very strict.

• The girl makes up stories in her room.

• The girl's mother buys a bedspread from a salesman.

• The salesman tells a story and puts a ring on the girl's finger, trying to buy her as a wife for his son.

• The...

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