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Esperanza Rising (2000)


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Kids' FictionY/FICTION/RYAN,PDue 04-19-15
Kids' FictionY/FICTION/RYAN,PDue 04-23-15
Published: New York : Scholastic Press, 2000
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  262 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 0439120411 (alk. paper), 9780439120425,
Language:  English

Winner of the 2002 Pura Belpre Award for Narrative

Winner of the 2001 Jane Addams Children's Bookd Award for older children

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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