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House on Mango Street, The (1991)

Author: Cisneros, Sandra Publisher: Vintage/Random House
Number of pages: 110 pages

In her acclaimed debut work, Cisneros tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, a young girl growing up in Chicago. Esperanza doesn't want to belongnot to her rundown neighborhood, and not to the low expectations the world has for her. Esperanza's story is that of a young girl coming into her power, and inventing for herself what she will become.

ISBN 13: 978-0679734772
Reading Level (grade): 4.5