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A young Puerto Rican girl learns an important lesson about pride and victory from her mother.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 30th 2008 by Lee & Low Books (first published January 1st 1998)
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Emma Hoyer
Literature Requirement: **Contemporary Realistic Fiction #1 (picture book)**

I’m not quite sure how I feel about this book. It’s not as though I didn’t enjoy reading this book, but perhaps I’m trying to hard to assign meaning or find something to take away from this book.

The story of Get Set! Swim! revolves around Jessenia and a swim meet. The swim meet is at her rival school’s pool, and on the way there, they pass by rich-looking houses. Jessenia wonders how they would be able to win against gir
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