Breaking Through - Chapters 16 - 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 is titled "Los Santitos," which means "The Saints." In this chapter, Francisco writes about his involvement with school and extracurricular activities. During his junior year, Francisco joined the Squires Club, for which he helped keep order in the lunch line and stop students from littering. He also joined the Spanish club. The leader of the club was Mr. Osterveen, one of the Spanish teachers. Even though Mr. Osterveen was from New York City, he had lived in Mexico and because of that, Francisco liked him. Francisco felt at home when Mr. Osterveen spoke Spanish.

Francisco was elected president of the Spanish Club. He also came up with the name "Los Santitos," which he thought was appropriate because it went well with Santa Maria, the name of his high school. The Spanish club wanted to do a Thanksgiving fiesta as their first activity...

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