Manuel is going to sing La Bamba. Mr. Roybal, the co-ordinator got mad because the record player broke and got jammed. He assured Manuel he would have a good recorder even if he had to bring his own from home. Then Manuel watched the others play their part.
Benney blew so hard Manuel dropped his record, which rolled across the cafeteria until it hit a wall. He was thankful it did not brake. Manuela to do a lot of chores and homework so he had to practice in the shower.
Manuel's parents asked him what he was going to preform. Mr. Roybal went up to declare the start of the show. He watched the other kids preform, the dirty tooth girl went first, the violinist due went next, and finally the karate kid went. Mr. Roybal finally announced that Manuel was going to sing La Bamba. Manuel was doing grate at first but than the recorder stopped, he remembered that he drooped the recorder.
Gary Soto was born in Fresno California. When he was younger he wanted to be a priest or a paleontologist. He went to The California State University of Fresno. He now lives with his wife and daughter Berkily California