Esperanza Rising

Penguin Random House Audio

Narrated by Trini Alvarado

4 hr 42 min
15

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 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 and learn to embrace a future ripe with the riches of family and community.
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Publisher
Penguin Random House Audio
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Published on
Sep 23, 2003
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Duration
4h 42m 36s
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ISBN
9781400085811
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / 20th Century
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty
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Eligible for Family Library

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