Category Archives: Author: Victor Martinez

Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida

Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida
Victor Martinez

I've never tried baked parrot. Think it's any good?

I’ve never tried baked parrot. Think it’s any good?

Quick Stats:

Page Count: 224
Age Range: 12 and up
Year: 1996
Genre: Realistic

Manny is an adolescent Mexican-Amerian who faces many family and personal hardships which he overcomes through hard work, courage and honesty. This story takes the reader through Manny’s journey of finding out who he is on the inside and growing into a mature young man.

This book is great for students who like realistic stories and enjoy reading about an adolescent protagonist.

-Ms. Beth


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Filed under Age Range: 12 and up, Author: Victor Martinez, Genre: Realistic, Page Count: 200-300, Year: 1990s