Pedrito's Day by Luis Garay

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Shining shoes to earn money toward a bicycle, young Pedrito dreams about all of the wonderful possibilities a bicycle will permit him, until a reckless mistake forces him to prove he is starting to grow up.
 

About Luis Garay

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Garay is an artist.
 
Published March 1, 1997 by Orchard Books (NY). 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books.

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Garay, who so gracefully illustrated A Handful of Seeds by Monica Hughes, makes an eloquent debut as writer. Pedrito's father has gone North to work and writes home monthly, asking of his son, Is he

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He is sidetracked when older boys invite him to join their soccer game: ""They all knew they should be working, but the ball swept back and forth, drawing them in as if it were weaving a spell."" He loses the money, but, unprompted, replaces it with most of his bicycle savings, an action that pro...

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