Junot Diaz‘s writing has strong voice that never, ever shakes. If you’ve never read him, now’s your chance. Enjoy these free stories in print and in audio. These are perfect for any reader and especially English teachers. His language might be a little dicey for the classroom at times, but his characters speak the way teenagers speak, so find a school leadership ally and ask for support in bringing an authentic Dominican voice to your classroom.
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