~The House on Mango Street~

About the Book

                  Sandra Cisnero wrote The House on Mango Street about a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Esperanza Cordero lives in a neighborhood where she doesn't really want to live in. In the beginning of the book, Esperanza and her family is bounced from one neighborhood to the next, and after another. This book has been pased down from grandmothers to mothers, and down to daughters.