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The House on Mango Street
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Published:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013
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ISBN:
9780345807199
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Lexile measure:
870L
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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.

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Street Date:
04/30/2013
Language:
English
ASIN:
B00C8S9WJM
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.5, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
870
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sandra Cisneros. (2013). The House on Mango Street. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Sandra Cisneros. 2013. The House On Mango Street. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Sandra Cisneros, The House On Mango Street. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2013.

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Sandra Cisneros. The House On Mango Street. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2013. Web.

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