Manuel was on his way into the school and he kicked the leaves. When he got into the building he realized he forgot his math book . If the teacher found out then she would make him stay after school. If that happened he would miss his talent show practice.
the talent show was tonight and he was nervous. His friend told him not to be. After that went one he was waiting his turn , and he droped the record. It rolled all over the floor but when he picked it up he wiped it off.
Manuel was getting ready to sing La Bamba and it was his turn to go on stage. When he went on stage he was waiting for the record to be put in. As he was lip syncing the words the kids in the crowed were moving to the beat. Then the recored started repeating the same thing over and over; because Manuel dropped the recored on the floor. After the recored kept saying the same thing everyone started to laugh at him.
Gary Soto was born in April 12, 1952. He is best known for and most beloved as a writer for children and young adults. He also won some awards one of them was an american book award.