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The House on Mango Street

By: Sandra Cisneros
Published: 2009 (first published 1984)
Pages: 110
Total Copies: 22
Genre:  Fiction | Young Adult | Cultural, Latina


Description: Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous – it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers.