Esperanza Rising

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - 18:00
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Esperanza Rising
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Written by Pam Muñoz Ryan. Published by Scholastic Press.
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Pampered thirteen-year-old Esperanza and her mother are forced to flee Mexico following her father's sudden death and his brothers' takeover of their land. In a California migrant-worker camp, they encounter poverty and racism that are mitigated by the support of family and friends. Esperanza's response to the fall from privileged life into a 1930s, immigrant experience transforms her from a spoiled child into a strong adolescent. The Pura Belpre Author Medal Winner.

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Esperanza Rising
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Monday, November 16, 2009 - 04:23
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