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  • ISBN: 9780606053525
  • ISBN: 0606053522
  • ISBN: 1439500479
  • ISBN: 9781439500477
  • ISBN: 0072435178
  • ISBN: 9780072435177
  • ISBN: 9780679734772
  • ISBN: 0679734775
  • Physical Description: x, 110 pages ; 21 cm.
    regular print
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  • Edition: First Vintage contemporaries edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House Inc., 1991.
  • Badges:
    • Most Copies: 4 / 5.0
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 3 / 5.0

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General Note: Reading Counts RC 6-8 5.6 5 Quiz: 14293 Guided reading level: W.
Accelerated Reader AR UG 4.5 3.0 20914.
Reading Counts! 5.6.
Accelerated Reader 4.5.
"Originally published by Arte P├║blico Press in 1984"--Title page verso.
Contents:
The house on Mango Street -- Hairs -- Boys & girls -- My name -- Cathy queen of cats -- Our good day -- Laughter -- Gil's furniture bought & sold -- Meme Ortiz -- Louie, his cousin & his other cousin -- Marin -- Those who don't -- There was an old woman she had so many children she didn't know what to do -- Alicia who sees mice -- Darius & the clouds -- And some more -- The family of little feet -- A rice sandwich -- Chanclas -- Hips -- The first job -- Papa who wakes up tired in the dark -- Born bad -- Elenita, cards, palm, water -- Geraldo no last name -- Edna's Ruthie -- The Earl of Tennessee -- Sire -- Four skinny trees -- No speak English -- Rafaela who drinks coconut & papaya juice on Tuesdays -- Sally -- Minerva writes poems -- Bums in the attic -- Beautiful & cruel -- A smart cookie -- What Sally said -- The monkey garden -- Red clowns -- Linoleum roses -- The three sisters -- Alicia & I talking on Edna's steps -- A house of my own -- Mango says goodbye sometimes.
Summary, etc.: The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings.
Target Audience:
Young Adult.
870 Lexile.
Study Program Information:
Accelerated Reader 4.5.
Reading Counts! 5.6.
Accelerated Reader AR UG 4.5 3.0 20914.
Reading Counts RC 6-8 5.6 5 Quiz: 14293 Guided reading level: W.
Subject: Mexican Americans Juvenile fiction
Girls Juvenile fiction
Chicago (Ill.) Juvenile fiction
Mexican Americans Fiction
Girls Fiction
Chicago (Ill.) Fiction
Short stories
Short stories
Girls
Mexican Americans
Illinois Chicago
FICTION / Coming of Age
FICTION / Hispanic & Latino
Mexican Americans Fiction
Girls Fiction
Chicago (Ill.) Fiction
Short stories
Teenage girls Fiction
Mexican Americans Fiction
Mexican Americans Chicago Fiction
Chicago (Ill.) Fiction
Literature, Modern United States
Mexican Americans Chicago
Adolescent Chicago
Bildungsromane
Chicago (Ill.) Fiction
Girls Fiction
Mexican Americans Fiction
Genre: Short stories.
Bildungsromans.
Bildungsromane.
Autographs (Provenance)
Bildungsromans.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Bildungsromans.
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