A Dream Called Home
Score: 4.5
From 15 Ratings

A Dream Called Home


  • Author: Reyna Grande
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 20307113 Bytes


“Here is a life story so unbelievable, it could only be true.” —Sandra Cisneros, bestselling author of The House on Mango Street From bestselling author of the remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us comes an inspiring account of one woman’s quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time.As an immigrant in an unfamiliar country, with an indifferent mother and abusive father, Reyna had few resources at her disposal. Taking refuge in words, Reyna’s love of reading and writing propels her to rise above until she achieves the impossible and is accepted to the University of California, Santa Cruz.Although her accept...

The House on Mango Street
Score: 3.5
From 111 Ratings

The House on Mango Street


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345807199


The House on Mango Street Book Description :

The bestselling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world from the winner of the 2018 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Told in a series of vignettes-sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous-Sandra Cisneros' masterpiece is a classic story of childhood and self-discovery. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers....

The House on Mango Street
Score: 3.5
From 97 Ratings

The House on Mango Street


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Teacher's Pet Publications
  • Release Date : 1998-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1583372105


The House on Mango Street Book Description :

LitPlan Teacher Packs have a foundation of materials for teaching works of literature. Over one hundred pages including short answer study questions, multiple choice quiz questions, discussion questions, writing assignments, vocabulary worksheets, daily lessons, unit tests, games, puzzles, review materials, bulletin board ideas, and much more....

A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street

A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-09-24
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410335999


A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street Book Description :

A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros's "The House on Mango Street," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs....

Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781604138122


Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street Book Description :

A collection of essays exploring various aspects of Sandra Cisneros' novel "The House on Mango Street."...

The House on Mango Street  Bloom s Guides

The House on Mango Street Bloom s Guides


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: American literature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438133416


The House on Mango Street Bloom s Guides Book Description :

Discusses the writing of The house on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Includes critical essays on the work and a brief biography of the author....

A House of My Own
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

A House of My Own


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385351348


A House of My Own Book Description :

From the author of The House on Mango Street, a richly illustrated compilation of true stories and nonfiction pieces that, taken together, form a jigsaw autobiography—an intimate album of a beloved literary legend. From the Chicago neighborhoods where she grew up and set her groundbreaking The House on Mango Street to her abode in Mexico in a region where “my ancestors lived for centuries,” the places Sandra Cisneros has lived have provided inspiration for her now-classic works of fiction and poetry. But a house of her own, where she could truly take root, has eluded her. With this collection—spanning three decades, and including never-before-published work—Cisneros has come home at last. Ranging from the private (her parents’ loving and ...

Hairs   Pelitos

Hairs Pelitos


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 060616992X


Hairs Pelitos Book Description :

A girl describes how each person in the family has hair that looks and acts different, Papa's like a broom, Kiki's like fur, and Mama's with the sweet smell of bread before it's baked....

Sandra Cisnero s the House on Mango Street and Toni Morrison s Jazz Compared

Sandra Cisnero s the House on Mango Street and Toni Morrison s Jazz Compared


  • Author : Karl Kovacs
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2008-10
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783640189564


Sandra Cisnero s the House on Mango Street and Toni Morrison s Jazz Compared Book Description :

Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2.3, University of Freiburg (Englisches Seminar), course: Ethnic Literature, language: English, abstract: In this paper I am going to show the differences and similarities between two major works of American ethnic literature, namely Sandra Cisnero's The House on Mango Street and Toni Morrison's Jazz. In order to compare the two books I will first analyze them separately before taking a look at them side by side. To begin with, I would like to express some general thoughts on the two books. The House on Mango Street and Jazz are first and foremost works of fictional literature in the sense that their characters and the story itself are a produ...