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Summertime & The Livin’ is Easy By Edwina Dorch
Synopsis This short story provides a parable for 8–11-year-old, African American, Native American, Spanish American, and Puerto Rican children. It has a ‘rags to riches’ theme similar to the beloved classic, Cinderella involving a midnight curfew and a pair miraculous shoes. Excerpt A block down from their house, an El Camino drove by,and Jasmine tagged it before he did. Another block down,Frankie discovered a silver bicycle rim lying in the middleof the sidewalk. He stood...
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