It Doesn't Have To Be This Way: A Barrio Story

Bullying Awareness & Prevention
People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Luis J. Rodriquez
Illustrator(s):
Daniel Galvez
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Children's Book Press
ISBN:
978-0892391615
Year:
Bullying Awareness & Prevention
People, Identity & Culture

One day, a member of the local gang tells Monchi it's time to join up. He is scared but excited. The older boys give him the handshake, girls talk to him, and even teachers are afraid of him. But when a tragic event changes everything, Monchi must make an important decision. The love and respect of his uncle helps him find a way out.

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