Publisher description for Becoming Naomi Le‚on / Pam Mušnoz Ryan.
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Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw has had a lot to contend with in her young life, her name for one. Then there are her clothes (sewn in polyester by Gram), her difficulty speaking up, &
her status at school as "nobody special." But according to Gram's self-prophecies, most problems can be overcome with positive thinking. Luckily, Naomi also has her carving to strengthen her spirit. And life with Gram &
her little brother, Owen, is happy &
peaceful. That is, until their mother reappears after 7 years of being gone, stirring up all sorts of questions &
challenging Naomi to discover who she really is.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Great-grandmothers Fiction, Brothers and sisters Fiction, Family problems Fiction, Mexican Americans Fiction, Mexico Fiction