When a small, cold, wet, and ugly black raven is adopted by the Dewey clan it takes on the name Clem. During its first year Clem develops relationships with some of the other creatures in the Dewey household. This book is a winner of the Outstanding Science Book for Children, but appeals to any adult interested in birds.
In this novel in verse--unprecedented in Chicano literature--renowned poet Juan Felipe Herrera illuminates the soul of a generation. Drawn from his own life as well as a lifetime of dedication to young people, CrashBoomLove helps readers understand what it is to be a teen, a migrant worker, and a boy wanting to be a boy.