"You think you're too good for us, just because you finished high school and have a job in town."
"Times have changed,He'll have to live in the english-speaking world."
"When we moved in i felt apprehensive about a new house, new neighborhood,and my first year in school."
Papa thinks that uncle luis thinks that he is too good for them. But he says, "it will be much closer to work and josie can have a car to shop once in a while." And he'll still come out o weekends", Its only five miles."
As we brust from the confines of the room for our first recess, i searched for the tough whose foot i had stomped on the way in.But surprise he was not in our class. This puzzled me because i had thought there was only one first grade.
Paps said "I couldn't tell the family because they wouldn't understand, but it is time for junior to use english as his man language." "He would get much better schooling in town than in the little country school where all the grades were in just two rooms."
"In this class the language of this classroom in english." "This is america." W only speak english in class and on the school grounds."
When they moved everything was new to junior. It was not like the country. The sidewalks were new to him, all the streets were paved, not just the highway like in the country. But sometimes junior missed the secret warm darkness with its silence punctuated only by the night sounds of owls and crickets and frogs and distant dogs braking.
"Chango got in trouble because he was speaking spanish." And all she said was "No speaking in I this classroom and I mean it." And then after that chango and his friends kept messing with me."
There was this boy who stomped on his foot but he couldn't find him but he said it was okay. he will just have too searched for the person who did it. And then the person who did it found junior, he swaggered across the playground tailer by a ragtag bunch of boys. Then the boys was going to beat up junior. Then chango shouted at junior, he looked up in surprise but he knew what that mean't.
Junior went to school the teacher told the student straight up that there will be speaking spanish in this class and on school grounds. And that the only language that she wants to hear in her classroom is english. And that this is america and we only speak english.
Chango and his friends kept messing with junior when chango got in trouble for speaking spanish and now I think this thing might turn into bullying him.