The Grandfather by Gary Soto

The Grandfather by Gary Soto is an account of an old man who has lived his entire life in the town he was born, but now wants to go see his long lost family. The story starts with the old man thinking about what brought him to this point in his life, and how it … Read more

The Jacket By Gary Soto Summary

“The Jacket,” by Gary Soto tells the story of fifteen-year-old Tony Mendez living in a California ghetto. The book begins with Tony hearing that his friend had been stabbed defending him against bullies at school. The principal of the high school calls Tony’s father to let him know what happened and the police are called. … Read more