Munoz Ryan, Pam
New York, NY: Scholastic
2008, 272 pages
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.
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