Sonia Manzano, best known for her role as Maria on Sesame Street, vividly recounts her memories of growing up in a working-class Puerto Rican family in the Bronx.
Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South BronxBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780545621847 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Scholastic Page Count: 272 Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.5, Points: 11 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.3, Points: 18 Lexile: Level: 910L Awards & Honors: SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Nonfiction
The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015, Young Adult
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015, Teen
New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2015
2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 9–12
2015 Cybils Award Nomination, Young Adult Nonfiction
NEA’s Read Across America Educator Recomended Books 2016–2017, Grades 9–12
Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education, 2016 Best Children’s Books of the Year, Information Books
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