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The house on Mango Street  Cover Image Book Book

The house on Mango Street

Cisneros, Sandra. (Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780679734772 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0679734775 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781439500477
  • ISBN: 1439500479
  • Physical Description: print
    xxvii, 110 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd Vintage Contemporaries ed., 25th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2009.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: 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 Note:
Young Adult.
870 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 4.5.
Reading Counts! 5.6.
Subject: Mexican Americans Fiction
Girls Fiction
Chicago (Ill.) Fiction
Genre: Bildungsromans.

Available copies

  • 68 of 75 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sprague Public Library - Baltic. (Show preferred library)

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 75 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Sprague Public Library - Baltic YA FIC CISNE (Text) 33680141507921 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Ansonia Public Library FIC CISNEROS, SANDRA PBK (Text) 34045087273376 Adult Fiction Available -
Ansonia Public Library FIC CISNEROS, SANDRA PBK (Text) 34045093977747 Adult Fiction Available -
Ansonia Public Library FIC CISNEROS, SANDRA PBK (Text) 34045123650942 Adult Fiction Available -
Ansonia Public Library J. CISNEROS, SANDRA PBK (Text) 34045094761355 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library PB CIS (Text) 33120131283381 Adult Paperback Available -
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford YOUNG ADULT CISNEROS (Text) 32544068172831 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport YA CISNEROS (Text) 34000081093346 Workroom Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport YA CISNEROS (Text) 34000081093353 Workroom Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport YA CISNEROS (Text) 34000081093361 Workroom Available -
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