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Esperanza Rising

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Esperanza Rising

A tragedy forces Esperanza and her mother to flee their Mexican ranch for California during the Great Depression. They settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers, and Esperanza isn't ready for the hard labor, financial struggles, or lack of acceptance she faces. When their new life is threatened, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances --- Mama's life and her own depend on it.

Esperanza Rising
by Pam Muñoz Ryan

  • Publication Date: June 1, 2002
  • Genres: Historical Fiction
  • Paperback: 262 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • ISBN-10: 043912042X
  • ISBN-13: 9780439120425