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Buried Onions by Gary Soto

This is a story about a boy named eddie who lives in fresno. He lives in a hard part of town where everyone cries since things are so hard.

He says that is because onions are buried underneath the city. He has to overcome gang, violence, and poverty during his journey.

I enjoyed the way the author wrote this book. Soto has more poetic imagery than other books I’ve read recently.


The young man seemed like a good guy who was kind of trapped in bad circumstances. Account Options Sign in.

The violence makes Fresno wallow in tears, as if a My library Help Advanced Book Search. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt- Juvenile Fiction – pages.

The violence makes Fresno wallow in tears, as sotl a huge onion with its ubiquitous vapors were buried beneath the city. Making an effort to walk a straight line despite constant temptations and frustrations, Eddie searches for answers after the death of his cousin and discovers that his closest friends may be his worst enemies.

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