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Item details

  • ISBN: 0679734775
  • ISBN: 9780679734772
  • ISBN: 9780072435177
  • ISBN: 0072435178
  • ISBN: 9781439500477
  • ISBN: 1439500479
  • ISBN: 0606053522
  • ISBN: 9780606053525
  • Physical Description: x, 110 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Vintage contemporaries edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House Inc., 1991.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"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.
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.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Autographs (Provenance)
Bildungsromane.
Bildungsromans.
Short stories.
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