Esperanza Rising

Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture
Pam Munoz Ryan
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Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture

Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico—she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California during the Great Depression and to settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. Esperanza isn't ready for the hard labor, financial struggles or lack of acceptance she now faces. When their new life is threatened, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances.

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Lillian's Right to Vote

Jonah Winter

This book recalls America’s battle for civil rights in an account of one woman’s fierce determination to make it up the hill and make her voice heard.

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