Esperanza Rising


Esperanza Rising is an award-winning novel that Muñoz Ryan based on her own grandmother's immigration from Mexico to California. Pam Muñoz Ryan was born in Bakersfield, California, in 1951.

About the Book

Esperanza believed her life would always be easy and would always have her family by her side and live in her ranch in Mexico and that she would always have pretty dresses and a big home full with survents,but then something bad happens which causes her family to move to California and settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers.