House on Mango Street
by Cisneros, Sandra







The House on Mango Street
3(3)
Hairs
6(2)
Boys & Girls
8(2)
My Name
10(2)
Cathy Queen of Cats
12(2)
Our Good Day
14(3)
Laughter
17(2)
Gil's Furniture Bought & Sold
19(2)
Meme Ortiz
21(2)
Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin
23(3)
Marin
26(2)
Those Who Don't
28(1)
There Was an Old Woman She Had So Many Children She Didn't Know What to Do
29(2)
Alicia Who Sees Mice
31(2)
Darius & the Clouds
33(2)
And Some More
35(4)
The Family of Little Feet
39(4)
A Rice Sandwich
43(3)
Chanclas
46(3)
Hips
49(4)
The First Job
53(3)
Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark
56(2)
Born Bad
58(4)
Elenita, Cards, Palm, Water
62(3)
Geraldo No Last Name
65(2)
Edna's Ruthie
67(3)
The Earl of Tennessee
70(2)
Sire
72(2)
Four Skinny Trees
74(2)
No Speak English
76(3)
Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut & Papaya Juice on Tuesdays
79(2)
Sally
81(3)
Minerva Writes Poems
84(2)
Bums in the Attic
86(2)
Beautiful & Cruel
88(2)
A Smart Cookie
90(2)
What Sally Said
92(2)
The Monkey Garden
94(5)
Red Clowns
99(2)
Linoleum Roses
101(2)
The Three Sisters
103(3)
Alicia & I Talking on Edna's Steps
106(2)
A House of My Own
108(1)
Mango Says Goodbye Sometimes
109


The best-selling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world.

The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Told in a series of vignettes—sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous—Sandra Cisneros’ masterpiece is a classic story of childhood and self-discovery. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers.





Sandra Cisneros is a poet, short story writer, novelist and essayist whose work explores the lives of the working-class. Her numerous awards include NEA fellowships in both poetry and fiction, the Texas Medal of the Arts, a MacArthur Fellowship, several honorary doctorates and national and international book awards, including Chicago’s Fifth Star Award, the PEN Center USA Literary Award, and the National Medal of the Arts awarded to her by President Obama in 2016. Most recently, she received the Ford Foundation’s Art of Change Fellowship, was recognized among The Frederick Douglass 200, and was awarded the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.

Her classic, coming-of-age novel, The House on Mango Street, has sold over six million copies, has been translated into over twenty languages, and is required reading in elementary, high school, and universities across the nation.

In addition to her writing, Cisneros has fostered the careers of many aspiring and emerging writers through two non-profits she founded: the Macondo Foundation and the Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation. She is also the organizer of Los MacArturos, Latino MacArthur fellows who are community activists. Her literary papers are preserved in Texas at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University. 

Sandra Cisneros is a dual citizen of the United States and Mexico and earns her living by her pen. She currently lives in San Miguel de Allende.






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