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Chicken Beaks: Growing Up Hispanic Paperback – August 25, 2003
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Ben Romero is an accomplished storyteller, spinning yarns rooted deeply in his childhood growing up in Nambé, an Hispanic community about 15 miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. This collection of 75 vignettes captures the magic and mischief of that childhood and harks back to simpler, more innocent times in a ay that charms the reader.
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About the Author
Ben Romero was born and raised in Northern New Mexico, the fifth of seven children in an Hispanic, Catholic household. Romero is a part-time Adult Education teacher in an ESL program (English as a Second Language), and uses some of his writings as material for teaching.
He has spent the past twenty-eight years working for the US Postal Service and serves as Customer Relations Coordinator for the Central San Joaquin Valley. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management with a minor in Spanish from Fresno Pacific University in 1995.
Romero is active in the Catholic church, serving as CCD Instructor for teen-aged Confirmation candidates, and as a member of Holy Spirit Parish Men's Club. He is also a member of the Central California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Romero is married to Evelyn Romero, his wife of thirty-two years. They have five children and four grandchildren.
Top Customer Reviews
I would recommend the book to adults and children. Our grandson loved it.