Mi Rincóncito En El Cielo (Paperback)

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Mi Rinc ncito en el Cielo (My Little Corner of the Sky) tells the remarkable story of Alberto "Beto" Gonzales, who overcame a childhood of poverty, addiction, bigotry, and violence and went on to change the lives of thousands of children and adults as a mentor and gang prevention specialist. The book explores themes of family relationships, neighborhood segregation, the impacts of drug abuse and crime, and the racism and bigotry that children endure without the benefits of adult protectors. Beto's story is one of pain, recovery, and hope, and one that has the power to change lives.

About the Author

Theresa Barron-McKeagney is the former director of the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) Grace Abbott School of Social Work, and is currently the associate dean of the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service. She is a licensed clinical social worker who has taught courses on social policy, working with minorities and the elderly, and Chicano(a) culture.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780761865483
ISBN-10: 0761865489
Publisher: University Press of America
Publication Date: March 24th, 2015
Pages: 92
Language: English