Vocabulary
Characters
Esperanza's Responsibilties
About The Story
Misc
100
Grapes
What does las uvas mean?
100
Esperanza
Who was the main character in the story?
100
Babysitting Pepe and Lupe
What was Esperanza's first job?
100
Her father was killed by bandits
Why did Esperanza have to move to the US
100
Marta
What is the name of the striker?
200
Papayas
What does las papayas mean?
200
Ramona
Who was Esperanza's mother?
200
She couldn't sweep the porch
Why was Esperanza embarrassed at first?
200
Esperanza's uncles
Who was trying to take Esperanza's family's money/land?
200
7 or 8
How many people had to live in one cabin?
300
Figs
What does los higos mean?
300
Miguel
Who was the boy who Esperanza was close to as a child?
300
Esperanza fed them plums
What made Pepe and Lupe sick?
300
Aguascalientes, Mexico
Where was Esperanza originally from?
300
Miguel stole Esperanza's money and went to get her
How did they can get Abuelita back?
400
Guavas
What does las guayabas mean?
400
Pepe and Lupe
What were the names of the babies that Esperanza took care of?
400
Cutting potato eyes
What was Esperanza's job when she was saving money to bring Abuelita there?
400
California
Where did Esperanza move to?
400
Pam Munoz Ryan
What is the author of Esperanza Rising?
500
Cantaloupes
What does los melones mean?
500
Tio Luis and Tio Marco
Who were Esperanza's uncles?
500
Rice water
What made the babies feel better after eating the plums?
500
They are poor
What is one of the main problems in the story?
500
When things are going wrong, keep faith and things will get better
What is the theme of the story?
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