Broken Chain by Gary Soto. Literary Skills. Understand conflict. Reading Skills. Summarize a story’s plot. Vocabulary. Skills. Understand the history of. English. BY GARY SOTO. Alfonso sat on the porch trying to push his crooked teeth to where he thought they belonged. He hated the way he looked. Last week he did fifty. Please log in to add your comment. Report abuse. Transcript of Cadena Rota de Gary Soto. Cadena Rota de Gary Soto Alfonso. Full transcript.

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Beginning in with Chato’s Kitchen Chato y su cena[11] Soto released a series of children’s cadenaa books in Spanish and English about a real, cool cat gatoa low rider from the barrio of East Los Angeles.

In his youth, he worked in the fields of the San Joaquin Valley. Soto writes novels, plays and memoirs, and has edited several literary anthologies. The award committee stated: They were cqdena by Susan Guevara, and the second one Chato and the Party Animals Chato y los amigos pachangueros.


Soto at the National Book Festival. InSoto received the Phoenix Award for his children’s book Jesse.

Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved August 29, This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat This is the latest accepted revisionreviewed on 6 December Archived from the original on October 22, Soto lives in northern California, dividing rotz time between Berkeley and Fresno, but is no longer teaching.

Retrieved from ” https: Soto’s poetry focuses on daily experiences, [1] gray reflecting on his life as a Chicano.

Archived from the original on January 4, Jesse offers an unembellished slice of life hary Vietnam-era Fresno, California. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on August 30, Webarchive template wayback links Wikipedia pending changes protected pages Use mdy dates from April CS1 maint: Archived from the original on Sogo January 11, Regarding his relationship with the Mexican-American community, Soto commented “as a writer, my duty is not to make people perfect, particularly Mexican Americans.


Soto was a ‘Young People’s Ambassador’ for the Vary Farm Workers of Americaintroducing young people to the organization’s work and goals. As his family had to struggle to find work, he had little time or encouragement in his studies, hence, he was not a good student.

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Soto’s father died inwhen he was five years old. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. About his work Joyce Carol Oates noted “Gary Soto’s poems are fast, funny, heartening, and achingly believable, like Polaroid love letters, or snatches of music heard out of a passing car; patches of beauty like patches of sunlight; the very pulse of a life.