Esperanza Rising Free Audiobook Download by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising is a short biography of Cesar Chavez. It tells the story of Cesar's life from his childhood as a farm worker to his death as an activist and his struggle for justice for migrant farmworkers. This audiobook download includes a transcript and the original audio file.

Esperanza Rising tells the story of Esperanza Cordero Luna, a diminutive girl growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s. Her family is struggling to eke out a living and make ends meet. She begins to learn about her family's roots and discovers this magical world of roots music from her great grandmother, who is one of the few original performers still performing on tour.

Esperanza Rising is a book about the story of two girls in early 20th century Mexico. The two young girls, Esperanza and Rosaura, are not only sisters but also best friends and partners in crime. The narrator uses her own experience as well as a variety of other sources to bring life and authenticity to the story of these girls.

Esperanza is a Mexican-American girl living in Texas who has been going through difficult times lately, with her father being deported and her mother being too busy to pay much attention to her.

The novel Esperanza Rising is narrated by the protagonist, Esperanza, to her daughter as she tells her story. Throughout the book, we learn about how Esperanza came to be a mother and we get to see her memories of her childhood in Guatemala. The book ends with an epilogue where Esperanza has now raised two daughters who are living their lives on the opposite sides of the border from each other.

Esperanza Rising is a heartbreaking novel that centers on the lives of Esperanza and her family. The story starts with the narrator explaining how she met Esperanza's father and how they came to America from Mexico just in time for the 'Great Quake.' While they were struggling to survive, they found hope when they opened up their restaurant. But after the earthquake, much like many other immigrant families, they find themselves facing an uncertain future.

Published Date 2003-09-23
Duration 4 hours 43 minutes
Author Pam Muñoz Ryan
Narrated Trini Alvarado
(154 Reviews)
Abridged No
Is It Free? 30-days Free
Category Kids
Parent Category Historical, Health & Family, General

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