A great coming of age story of a young girl. This is a book that I read in highschool and every know and then will pick up to remember the importance of childhood
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros is semi-autobiographical fiction. It is the tale of Esperanza Cordero, a young immigrant Latina girl. It is an unusual book in that it is written in a series of vignettes, each a page or two long. The vignettes deal with everything from love and family to rape and death. Connecting the dots between the points of the vignettes gives you a picture of Esperanza's life
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While my brother was taking Chicano Lit classes at Fresno State, he would often bring home his books and share them with Mom and I. This was by far one of my favorite. Full of short stories and always colorful characters.