Stef Soto, Taco Queen

by Jennifer Torres

Paperback, 2018





Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (2018), Edition: Reprint, 192 pages


"Mexican-American Stef Soto is hoping to break free from her overprotective parents and embarrassing reputation from her family's taco truck business, but she soon learns that family, friendship, and the taco truck are important and wonderful parts of her life"--

User reviews

LibraryThing member brangwinn
7th grader, Step Soto, wants to fit in, but with a father who has a taco truck and she’s got to help him, its hard. As an adult what I liked about this book for upper elementary aged readers, is that Step has to learn to cope with disappointment. Her parents are strict. She has to miss some of the cool activities because her folks don’t give her much freedom. But in the end she finds out how important family is.… (more)
LibraryThing member Salsabrarian
Stef Soto loves her working-class family but sometimes wishes her father didn't pick her up at school in Tia Perla, the family's well-worn food truck. Life would be easier for her if the family didn't have the truck anymore. But when proposed city regulations threaten the livelihoods of all food truck operators, Stef comes to see how important the truck is to her family and the importance of speaking out in support. This is a charming and lively story, and kids will identify with Stef and her real-world, regular-kid problem-solving,… (more)


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Physical description

192 p.; 5.38 inches


0316306843 / 9780316306843


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