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Esperanza rising

Author: Pam Muñoz Ryan
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 2007. ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Muñoz Ryan
ISBN: 9780439120425 043912042X 9780756910563 0756910560 9780738301457 0738301450 9780613538077 0613538072
OCLC Number: 182548549
Notes: "This edition, first printing, June 2007"--Title page verso.
"Includes 'After words bonus interview, information, and interactivity inside"--Page 4 of cover.
Awards: Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature Honor Book, 2000.
WILLA Literary Award, 2001.
Jane Addams Children's Book Award, 2001.
Jefferson Cup Notable, 2001.
Parents Choice Award Gold, 2001.
Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award Nominee, 2002.
Pura Belpre Award, 2002.
Bluebonnet Awards Nominee, 2003.
Golden Sower Award Nominee, 2003.
Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee, 2003.
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award Nominee, 2004.
Nutmeg Book Award Nominee, 2004.
ALA Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults.
Target Audience: RL4.; 008-012.
Description: 262, [32] pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Of After Words guide: About the author --
Q & A with Pam Muñoz Ryan --
Make your own Jamaica flower punch --
Making Mama's yarn doll --
Those familiar sayings --
What story do you have to tell? --
A sneak peek at "Becoming Naomi Leon."
Responsibility: Pam Muñoz Ryan.

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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.

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