Stef Soto, Taco Queen

People, Identity & Culture
Stef Soto Taco Queen
Author(s):
Jennifer Torres
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0316306867
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

Estefania "Stef" Soto is itching to shake off the onion-and-cilantro embrace of Tia Perla, her family's taco truck. She wants nothing more than for Papi to get a normal job and for Tia Perla to be a distant memory. Then maybe everyone at school will stop seeing her as the Taco Queen. But when her family's livelihood is threatened, and it looks like her wish will finally come true, Stef surprises everyone (including herself) by becoming the truck's unlikely champion. In this fun and heartfelt novel, Stef will discover what matters most and ultimately embrace an identity that even includes old Tia Perla.

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