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Thomaston Public Library J RYAN (Text to phone) 34020116486067 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780439120418
  • ISBN: 0439120411
  • ISBN: 9780439576178
  • ISBN: 0439576172
  • ISBN: 9780439120425
  • ISBN: 043912042X
  • ISBN: 9780439771252
  • ISBN: 0439771250
  • ISBN: 9780439270038
  • ISBN: 0439270030
  • ISBN: 9780756910563
  • ISBN: 0756910560
  • ISBN: 9780613538077
  • ISBN: 0613538072
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    262 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, ©2000.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 3 / 5.0

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Formatted Contents Note: 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?
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Trini Alvarado.
Summary, etc.: 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 the fancy dresses and 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.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
750L Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.3 6.0.
Accelerated Reader Middle Grade 5.3 6.0 Kilgore Intermediate.
Awards Note:
Pura Belpré Author Award, 2002
Willa Literary Award for young adult book, 2001
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2001
Subject: Mexican Americans California Juvenile fiction
Mothers and daughters Juvenile fiction
Immigrant families Juvenile fiction
Rich people Juvenile fiction
Strikes and lockouts Juvenile fiction
California Juvenile fiction
Mexican Americans California Fiction
Agricultural laborers Fiction
California Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
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