Navigator Heritage Series: Esperanza Rising Novel Study Guide 1 Year License
Author(s): COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY
Transport your classroom to California and accompany Esperanza through her struggles and triumphs. Esperanza Rising, a Pura Belpre Award Winner, is a dynamic story about a little girl who believed her life would be wonderful forever and would always live on her family’s ranch in Mexico. Esperanza would always have fancy dresses and a beautiful home filled with servants. Papa and Abuelita would always be with her. But a sudden tragedy shatters her world and forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California, where they settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances, because Mama’s life and her own depend on it.