more about The House on Mango Street Sandra Cisneros at Amazon.com -In
hardcover for the first time--on the tenth anniversary of its initial publication--the
greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the
Latino section of Chicago. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous,
this novel depicts a new American landscape through its multiple characters.
Resources and Interviews
House on Mango Street Teacher's Guide - by Vintage Books - The questions,
exercises, and assignments that follow are designed to guide your students
through The House on Mango Street and to help them approach it as both a
work of literature and a window into their own lives. They are divided into
sections that test reading comprehension, invite in-class discussion, and
suggest avenues of independent study and writing.
Hispanic Heritage - Bios - Sandra Cisneros - By the Gale Group - Featuring
sections: Shyness Masks her Talent, Dreams of Being a Writer, Realizes the
Importance of her Heritage, The House on Mango Street, Signs Major Publishing
Contract and the famous story about her purple house in San Antonio - "Cisneros
lives in a historic district of San Antonio, so when she painted her house
a very brilliant purple ..."
of Sandra Cisneros - Listen to an excerpt from The House on Mango Street
(Random House Audio) as Sandra Cisneros brings to life this greatly admired
novel - "The House on Mango Street tells the story of Esperanza Cordero,
whose neighborhood is one of harsh realities and hard beauty...."