The House on Mango Street
Told through a series of vignettes, Esperanza Cordero narrates her life growing up as a Latina girl in a Chicago neighborhood, and her desire to grow up and leave.
Below are some reading passages that we have hand picked to supplement this book. Be sure to read the passage summaries and our suggestions for instructional use.
5th-6th Memoir 720L
Little Things Are Big
5th-6th Short Story 910L
The Rose That Grew from Concrete
5th-6th Informational Text 820L
Malala Yousafzai: A Normal Yet Powerful Girl
On Turning Ten
7th-8th Non-Fiction 920L
Healing ‘Brick City’: A Newark Doctor Returns Home