• Sandra Cisneros
Cover of The House on Mango Street

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 Cisnerosmasterpiece is a classic story of childhood and self-discovery. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers. --Publisher description.


Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street. New York: Vintage Books, 1991.