The House on Mango Street

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Again, not published as YA but great for YA readers.Told in a series of short, lyrical prose impressions, the story of Esperanza, a young Mexican-American girl  growing up in a neighbourhood where everyone’s struggling to get by is heartrendingly real, sad and beautiful.

Here’s a stunning interview with Cisneros on Jezebel

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