Down These Mean Streets


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Author(s): Thomas, Piri
Lexile® Measure: 820L
Page Length: 352 pgs
Copyright: 1997
Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Item Code: 302112
ISBN: 9780679781424
ISBN-10: 0679781420

Piri Thomas’s memoir Down These Mean Streets is an authentic and sharp account of growing up and living in Spanish Harlem. The book follows Piri through his adolescence filled with discrimination, drugs, and crime as he struggles with his racial identity among the Puerto Rican population. Students are sure to enjoy this gritty and honest portrayal of finding self-acceptance.

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