Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising

by Pam Munoz Ryan
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Read by Trini Alvarado
Approx. 4.5 hours
3 cassettes

When Esperanza and Mama are forced to flee to the bountiful region of Aguascalientes, Mexico, to a Mexican farm labor camp in California, they must adjust to a life without fancy dresses adn servants they were accustomed to on Rancho de las Rosas. Now they must confront the challenges of hard work, acceptance by their own people, and economic difficulties brought on by the Great Depression. When Mama falls ill and a strike for better working conditions threatens to uproot their new life, Esperanza must relinquish her hold on the past learn to embrace a future ripe with the riches of family and community.
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Publication Date

Jan 1, 2009

Format

Paperback

ISBN

0439576172

ISBN-13

9780439576178