The house on Mango Street / Sandra Cisneros.
- ISBN: 9780679734772 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 0679734775 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9781439500477
- ISBN: 1439500479
- Physical Description: xxvii, 110 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2009.
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The house on Mango Street -- Hairs -- Boys & girls -- My name -- Cathy queen of cats -- Our good day -- Laughter -- Gil's furniture bought & sold -- Meme Ortiz -- Louie, his cousin & his other cousin -- Marin -- Those who don't -- There was an old woman she had so many children she didn't know what to do -- Alicia who sees mice -- Darius & the clouds -- And some more -- The family of little feet -- A rice sandwich -- Chanclas -- Hips -- The first job -- Papa who wakes up tired in the dark -- Born bad -- Elenita, cards, palm, water -- Geraldo no last name -- Edna's Ruthie -- The Earl of Tennessee -- Sire -- Four skinny trees -- No speak English -- Rafaela who drinks coconut & papaya juice on Tuesdays -- Sally -- Minerva writes poems -- Bums in the attic -- Beautiful & cruel -- A smart cookie -- What Sally said -- The monkey garden -- Red clowns -- Linoleum roses -- The three sisters -- Alicia & I talking on Edna's steps -- A house of my own -- Mango says goodbye sometimes.
The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings.
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|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader 4.5.
Reading Counts! 5.6.
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|Subject:||Mexican Americans > Fiction.
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