Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Esperanza Rising

Authors/Editors

Munoz Ryan, Pam

Publisher(s)

New York, NY: Scholastic

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2008, 272 pages

Description of Resource

Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico, that she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and her mom to flee to California during the Great Depression, and to settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. 

Recommended for ages 8-12.

Languages

English, Spanish

Availability

This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.