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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.
Contents of After Words guide: About the author -- Q & A with Pam Muñoz Ryan -- Make your own Jamaica flower punch -- Making Mama's yarn doll -- Those familiar sayings -- What story do you have to tell?
Read by Trini Alvarado.
Pura Belpré Author Award, 2002.
Description based on print version record.
Print version: Ryan, Pam Muñoz. Esperanza rising. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2000 0439120411 (DLC) 00024186 (OCoLC)43487323
9780545532341 (electronic bk.)
0545532345 (electronic bk.)
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