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Source:Scholastic, Volume 1st, New York, p.262 (2000)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3568 .Y3926 E87 2000
Keywords:Agricultural laborers--Fiction, Agricultural laborers--Juvenile fiction, California--Fiction, California--Juvenile fiction, Mexican Americans--California--Fiction, Mexican Americans--California--Juvenile fiction
Summary: Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.
Lexile measure 750; ages 10-14; book level 5.3; historical fiction