The beginning of the story is he is talking about summer and fall.Then he talks about a song named La bamba and starts talking about who song it.And it says that the person who song it and he did a coin flip to see who can go on the plane.And he got it but the plane crashed and they all died.
In the middle of the story it says that they have a talent show.He said also that the record player broke so he brought his.He also said they had a great talent show when they were performing.
In the end of the story it says that Manual did some dance moves and they all laughed and cheer for him. That night he went into his bedroom and looked in the mirror and stated singing la bomba. And he crawled up into his bed and looked at there peach tree and feel asleep.
Gary Soto was born in mexico.Soto father died when he was 5 years old.Soto became the sponsor of the pattonvill high school Spanish national honor role.