Esperanza renace

Esperanza Rising, Spanish version
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.40 hours)
Product Number: Z100139954
Released: May 29, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781338285895
Narrator/s: Ruth Livier
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Description

Esperanza Ortega possesses all the treasures a young girl could want: fancy dresses; a beautiful home filled with servants in Aguascalientes, Mexico; and the promise of one day rising to Mama's position and presiding over all of Rancho de las Rosas. But a sudden tragedy shatters that dream, forcing Esperanza and Mama to flee to California and settle in a Mexican farm labor camp. There, Esperanza must relinquish her hold on the past as she confronts the challenges of hard labor, acceptance by her own people, and economic difficulties brought on by the Great Depression, and ultitmately discovers the riches of family and community. Pam Munoz Ryan eloquently portrays the Mexican workers' plight in this abundant and passionate novel that gives voice to those who have historically been denied one. Esperanza Ortega tiene todos los tesoros que una chica pueda desear: hermosos vestidos, una linda casa llena de sirvientes en MExico, y la promesa de que un dIa llegarA a presidir el Rancho como su mamA. Pero una tragedia inesperada destruye ese sueNo, obligando a Esperanza y a su madre a escapar a California dOnde tendrAn que trabajar en una finca junto a otros mexicanos. AllI tendrA que olvidar su pasado y enfrentarse a las nuevas realidades de su vida: trabajo duro, aceptaciOn y dificultades econOmicas. Esperanza descubrirA que la verdadera riqueza estA en la familia y la comunidad.

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Author(s): Pam Munoz Ryan
Original Publish Date: May 29, 2018

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