2016 Summer Read

The House on Mango Street

by Sandra Cisneros Year Published: 1984 Realistic fictions

Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous – it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago in a Hispanic neighborhood , inventing for herself who and what she will become. She ponders the advantages and disadvantages of her environment and evaluates  her relationships with  family and friends.

                                                                - Goodreads, 2016