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Esperanza Rising: Esperanza Renace - Pam Muñoz Ryan
Esperanza Rising: Esperanza Renace
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A Mexican "Grapes of Wrath," based on a family story, from the award-winning author of Riding Freedom.Esperanza Ortega tiene todos los tesoros que una chica pueda desear: hermosos vestidos, una linda casa llena de sirvientes en México, y la promesa de que un día llegará a presidir el Rancho como... show more
A Mexican "Grapes of Wrath," based on a family story, from the award-winning author of Riding Freedom.Esperanza Ortega tiene todos los tesoros que una chica pueda desear: hermosos vestidos, una linda casa llena de sirvientes en México, y la promesa de que un día llegará a presidir el Rancho como su mamá. Pero una tragedia inesperada destruye ese sueño, obligando a Esperanza y a su madre a escapar a California dónde tendrán que trabajar en una finca junto a otros mexicanos. Allí tendrá que olvidar su pasado y enfrentarse a las nuevas realidades de su vida: trabajo duro, aceptación y dificultades económicas. Esperanza descubrirá que la verdadera riqueza está en la familia y la comunidad.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780439398855 (0439398851)
ASIN: 439398851
Publisher: Scholastic en Espanol
Pages no: 272
Edition language: Spanish
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Ms. Garcia's Library
Ms. Garcia's Library rated it
5.0 Esperanza Rising
Esperanza Rising is a book about a young girl named Esperanza who lives with her family in Mexico but a sudden tragedy forced them to flee to California during the Great Depression. Esperanza's life was turned upside down and forced to work to help support her family through the situation. The text ...
Chesirecat
Chesirecat rated it
5.0 Esperanza Rising was amazing
This book is about perseverance and believing. Its makes you thinks about how fortunate you are and its really moving.#Grateful
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
4.0 Esperanza Rising
I wish this book were longer. I wish we got to see more of Esperanza's life. I wish the plot about the strikers hadn't been dropped so quickly. Overall, a good read. This was the pick for this month's book club (which I will be missing because of a basketball game... oops). Historical fiction that...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
5.0
A beautifully written story of faith, hope, and perseverance. This is a fantastic read. I loved it. I'll admit, the start of it was very hard to read. So much tragedy at the beginning. But as the novel went on, I really enjoyed it. I love how much Esperanza grew and matured. A very good book for you...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Esperanza Rising - Pam Muñoz Ryan
Natasha read it a few years back and loved it, but it's taken me until now to actually get around to it. A pity, just because it's so good. Muñoz Ryan tells the story of a daughter of privelge among the landed gentry of Mexico, who is forced by circumstances to emigrate to California and work on a f...
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