Broken Chain Story

“The Broken Chain” is a short story by Gary Soto. The story is about a young boy named Jimmy who finds a broken chain on the ground. He tries to fix it, but eventually gives up and throws it away. However, he soon regrets his decision and goes back to look for the chain. When … Read more

Looking For Work By Gary Soto

Gary Soto’s Looking for Work is a semi-autobiographical account of the author’s experiences growing up in a Mexican-American family in Fresno, California. The book chronicles Soto’s struggles to find work and support his family, while also dealing with the challenges of being a minority in America. Soto’s writing is honest and candid, offering readers a … Read more

The Grandfather By Gary Soto

The Grandfather is a novel written by Gary Soto. The novel tells the story of a young boy, Antonio, who is living in a Chicano community in Fresno, California. The novel explores the themes of family, culture, and identity. The Grandfather is a coming-of-age story that follows Antonio as he navigates his way through life … Read more