The House on Mango Street

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Arte Pâublico Press, 1983 - Fiction - 103 pages
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THE ESOL READER'S COMPANION SERIES provides intermediate-level students of English with study guides to help them better understand and enjoy the original novels, and , at the same time, enhance the language learning process. Each READER'S COMPANION includes a variety of reading strategies as well as numerous writing activities. The discussion sections offer opportunities for classroom interaction. A special shrink-wrapped package of each novel with its respective READER'S COMPANION is available at a discounted price.

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The writing style is awesome. - weRead
Cisneros should burn in hell for writing such trash. - weRead
Beautiful language and vivid imagery. - weRead
Conventions help readability. - Goodreads
It's jut not a writing style I connect with. - Goodreads
Good Latina writing--sortof a sad worldview though... - weRead

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User Review  - Cheryl in CC NV - Goodreads

Read years ago when I was in college getting my BS in Elementary Education. What an eye-opener for this middle-America middle-class young white woman! Lovely & intense as I recall. Reread Jan. 2013 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve Sckenda - Goodreads

"I like to tell stories. I tell them inside my head. I am going to tell you a story about a girl who didn't want to belong."(109) Where is home? Is your home the people who love you, or is your home a ... Read full review

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About the author (1983)

Sandra Cisneros was born to a Mexican father and a Mexican American mother in Chicago in 1954. Cisneros has worked as a college recruiter, an arts administrator, a teacher to high school dropouts, and a poet. She has also visited numerous colleges around the country as a visiting writer. Cisneros was awarded the Before Columbus American Book award for her collection of stories entitled The House on Mango Street, and is also the author of My Wicked Wicked Ways, a volume of poetry. Cisneros currently resides in San Antonio, Texas.

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