The Skirt

The Skirt

For fans of Gary Soto and Matt de la Peña comes a tale of a contemporary Mexican-American family with a "spunky and imaginative heroine" (Publishers Weekly). The skirt is gone. Miata Ramirez is scared and upset. She brought her forklorico skirt to show off at school and left it on the bus. It's not just any skirt. This skirt belonged to Miata's mother when she was a child in Mexico. On Sunday, Miata and her dance group are going to dance forklorico. It's Friday afternoon. Miata doesn' t want her parents to know she's lost something again. Can she find a way to rescue the precious skirt in time? Includes an afterword from the author. "A light, engaging narrative that successfully combines inf

Gary Soto
A Yearling Book

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