No Second Chances

No Second Chances

Malin Alegria / Apr 05, 2020
No Second Chances In Dos Rios Texas things aren t always as they seem Santiago might be in over his head this time Santiago s grades are slipping again but he s determined to prove to his family that he can be succe
  • Title: No Second Chances
  • Author: Malin Alegria
  • ISBN: 9780545402439
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Dos Rios, Texas, things aren t always as they seem Santiago might be in over his head this time Santiago s grades are slipping again, but he s determined to prove to his family that he can be successful at something, even if it s not school When a fancy new taco chain moves in across the street from the Garza family restaurant, Santiago is inspired he ll openIn Dos Rios, Texas, things aren t always as they seem Santiago might be in over his head this time Santiago s grades are slipping again, but he s determined to prove to his family that he can be successful at something, even if it s not school When a fancy new taco chain moves in across the street from the Garza family restaurant, Santiago is inspired he ll open a food business of his own Unfortunately, running a business is not as much fun as Santiago thought it would be Fabi and Alexis keep interfering, customers aren t easily won over, and even worse, El Payaso is back in Santiago s life and just waiting for him to mess up.
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    About "Malin Alegria"

      • Malin Alegria

        Mal n Alegria was raised in San Francisco s Mission District She s a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and received her MA in Education She is a teacher, permaculture consultant, Aztec dancer, and performer She s preformed and wrote with Teatro Nopal the WILL Collective Malin s is a member of SCBWI, TNAFA, and the ultra fabulous Nopalitas Estrella s Quince era was published by Simon Schuster in 2006 Her second novel Sofi Mendoza s Guide to Getting Lost in Mexico was released May 2007 Her short stories have appeared in the anthologies Once Upon a Cuento, and 15 Candles 15 Tales of Taffeta, Hairspray, Drunk Uncles, and other Quincea era Stories Malin currently lives in California and New Mexico where she teaches,writes, and is hard at work on growing the perfect nopal.


    833 Comments

    1. I wanted to give this a three star rating, because there were a few cameo appearances by Milo and Fabiola, but it really wasn t enough to justify the rating What went wrong was that Alegria decided that in order for this novel to function, many of the characters and side characters had to become idiots, crazy, or a combination of the two.Santiago finds out that his dad was just released from prison His mother and AP Castillo try to talk to him along with the help of a guidance counselor Yeah, Sa [...]


    2. Actually didn t think much of this book at all The central character drops out of high school to start his own business He decides to go back to school after his dad takes the fall for him and his cousin who get caught up in drug running Not sure what the point of the story was actually.


    3. No second chancesit was a really fun story to read about although it was slightly on a easier level for me to enjoy, but of course that s my own opinion



    4. Santiago s not doing so well in school, but he s determined to be a success at something After learning that a new taco chain is moving in across from the local restaurant, he thinks that he can start a restaurant too Specifically, he wants to start a healthy fruit and vegetable juice stand After attempting to drum up business at the local flea market, he s quickly shot down by the dangerous El Payaso But this doesn t stop Santiago from following his dreams A fine reluctant read, this book doesn [...]


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