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Taking Sides

by Gary Soto  |  Grades 3-5  |  Lexile 750

Lincoln is in a jam when his basketball team at his new school--where the students are rich and mostly white--faces his old team from the barrio on the boards. How can he play his best against his friends? No matter who wins, it looks like it will be lose-lose for Lincoln. 

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