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According to Julia Alvarez's descriptions in Names/nombres, her family was_____.
She feltt proud because her family was famous in the country they came from
How does Julia feel about her last name when she arrived in New York City as a young girl?
She feels popular and eccepted.
How does Julia feel when her high school friends call her jules, hey jude and judy?
a left handed pitcher
What is a southpaw?
Janet and Richard-former friends
Who is writing letters back and forth?
They are writing about if Janet should play on a boys baseball team
What is Janet and Richard argueing about?
The title southpaw refures to---------?
The goalie on the team who is playing badly
In Alone in the Nets, the story is told from the perspective of-------?
It is pronounced differently in Spanish and English
In Names/Nombres, what causes the author's difficulties with her name?
They come from the Dominican Republic
From where does the Alvarez family originally come?
Richard won't let Janet play on the baseball team
In "The Southpaw" why do richard and JAnet quarrel?
He needs good players for the team
Why does Richard change his mind about Janet?
The goalie stays focused and successfully blocks the ball.
What happens at the end of "alone in the nets"