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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A 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 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. The House on Mango Street is the r

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Author Sandra Cisneros

Pages 144

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2013-04-30

ISBN 0345807197 9780345807199


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Jackie.Davidson shared a tip "The story of a young Latina growing up in Chicago, told in memorable vignettes. The writing is lovely, prose written by a poet."

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meg_deleon shared a tip "Remember reading this in grade school. Loved it!"

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alenathomas shared a tip "beautiful coming of age story, mature reading level, and a fast read!"

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_groovy_ shared a tip "Good coming of age story. Represents Hispanic teenage girls and their experience of growing up"

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imaginecheshire shared a tip "A bunch of short stories that gave a new perspective on the way books can be written."

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taranpreet_kaur_5366 shared a tip "Loved how it showed daily/life long struggles and dreams of a Girl/Women."

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jthomasis shared a tip "I teach it . And every time I read it ... Cisneros helps me discover more and more about what it means to be human."

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april_lynne shared a tip "Yes she has an amazing command of figurative language!"

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maddog_f shared a tip "There is very individual chapters so it’s not easy to get lost and bored. Theres always something new happening."

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cruz_olguin shared a tip "It is a great book! I read it years ago for my Spanish class and it only took me about 1 day!! Pretty short and easy read:)"

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kellee_wilhite shared a tip "I am actually reading a lot of fantasies where the protagonists are POC."

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kailey_franks shared a tip "One of the most compelling books I’ve ever read. I believe it should be a required reading for all HS students."

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jennifer_abbott_9054 shared a tip "LOVED this book! Read it when ot was 1st published, but DEFINITELY deserves a re-read!"

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ellie_turner_887 shared a tip "A very enticing read that shows you a different world."

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trash_5059 shared a tip "its a good deep book i reccomend"

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comrade_jake shared a tip "It's a really heartfelt, but brief read. Written especially beautiful, definitely recommend!"

raeven_cruz shared a tip "A coming of age story very relatable to many latinos. I love this book for myself and for my children."

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