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Esperanza Rising

Ryan, Pam Muoz (Paperback - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Esperanza Rising


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Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.
Authors: Ryan, Pam Muoz
Statement of Responsibility: Pam Muoz Ryan
Title: Esperanza rising
Publisher: New York :, Scholastic,, [2007]
Characteristics: 262, [32] p. ;,20 cm.
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Report This Jan 08, 2013
  • sophiaqchen rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is amazing!!!!! I have read it many time and it inspires me by how brave and strong Esperanza worked for he family and friends. Esperanza overcome her difficulties and learned to never be afraid to start over. She is like a phoenix rising again with a new life ahead of her!!!!

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  • sailthessj rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great book. The ending wraps it all up nicely.

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  • p_gzpata9730 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

great book!!

This book is about a girl named Esperanza.She lived like a princess in her father's farm.(kinda)He grew things like roses,grapes,etc. Everything was perfect, and it was almost her birhtday.But everything changed when her father is killed and she is forced to flee Mexico to America.She moved to Los Angeles to work on a farm.Money was tight,and work was hard,but Esperanza starts to feel confident that she can live and work here.But,everything goes wrong when her mother is ill,.... I highly recommend this book for people who love to read about hope and history.

It's a really good book! I recommend this book to everyone that's interested in the Great Depression.

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  • p_gzpata9730 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

esperanzas dad dies herr mom and her have to go move to south california during the great depression

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  • p_gzpata9730 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

i herd my mom calling me

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