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The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child - Learning the Game Summary & Analysis

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Learning the Game Summary

In Learning the Game, Francisco is in a bad mood because it is the last day of school before summer vacation. All of his classmates get to do fun things in the summer, but he has to pick. Francisco is in the seventh grade. Francisco figures out how much time there is before school starts again. He figures out it is four and a half months. He must pick strawberries for 10 weeks in Santa Maria and then pick cotton and grapes for another eight weeks in Fresno.

Francisco plays kick-the-can, a children's game with his siblings and the other migrant worker children. Carlos is the oldest and he is bossy. Everyone has to play by his rules. Francisco does not like playing with Carlos. Carlos gives orders and tells everyone what position to play. Francisco says Manuelito should be...

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