The beginning of this story starts off with a kid named Manuel. Manuel looked like the fourth of seven children in his neighborhood: black hair, brown face, and skinny legs. Manuel starts off outside kicking leaves walking to school thinking of why he raised his hand to sing La Bamba in his school play
The next part of this story includes the talent chow training or practice and the record mishap the Manuel had a part of. Now that it has all been decided Manuel has to go to practice with the record and a bad record player. That bad record player saved him later in the story as the talent show is coming up.
La Bamba por Porter Cuka
Now this is when this story comes to life. In the end of this story Manuel passes the beginning people in his talent show and he is next. While his audition is on Manuel's disc becomes stuck and says, "Para bailar la bamba" over and over as the croud goes wild and everyone loved it and his audition turned out after all.
Gary Soto was born in California on April 12, 1952 to Manuel and Angie Soto. They were Mexican Americans, after his father died in an accident they were forced to move to a rough neighborhood in Fresno. He later attended California's State University were he got a bachelors degree in English and a Masters in creative writing. After that he later on and went on and was the author of writing books.