Manuel goes to tell his Dad he's going to perform for the Talent Show.
About The Author Gary Soto His parents were Mexican-American laborers, and his father was killed in an industrial accident when Soto was five. He lived next to a junkyard and across the street from a pickle factory. Soto was born on April 12, 1952, and grew up in Fresno. Manuel was his fathers name. He had one brother and one sister.
Goes to Practice his Act before the Talent Show. Then the disc falls out and gets scratched.
Hes doing well at the Night of the Talent show when the disc stops!