Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Power of Yes by Carlos Najera

Recess! I could run around and say hello to my sisters. I could play with my friend Ernest and his brother Hugo.  Thanks to them I was able to learn more than the teachers ever taught me. Ernest and his … Continue reading

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Girl Trouble by Carlos Najera

The days at Haydock School passed with daily scoldings. I sat there each and every one of those days in complete ignorance of what was going on or what was being said by the teacher.  No one else tried to … Continue reading

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Haydock School by Carlos Najera

1916. The new school year was starting. “¡Yo no quiero ir! I don’t want to go!” I cried. “You have to.” My mama told me. “Look at you.  You are all dressed up.  We worked all summer so you can … Continue reading

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