Esperanza Rising (Paperback)
- 48 pages, about 7 inches x 9 inches
- Ages 10-15, Grades 5-9 leveled readers
- Easy-to-read pages with vibrant photos
- Features before, during, and after reading activities
- Discussion questions, writing prompts, and projects included
Esperanza Rising: This nonfiction companion to Esperanza Rising discusses the lives of Mexican farm workers in California during the Great Depression, including workers' strikes, immigration and deportation, and class differences.
A Closer Look: Find out more about workers' strikes, immigration and deportation, and class differences, as well as background about elements of daily life--weekend fiestas, popular foods, dust storms, and Valley Fever
Nonfiction Companion: More than just an engaging story full of interesting facts, this fiction book also features reading activities, writing prompts, discussion questions, and writing projects for added reading engagement.
Leveled Books: Vibrant photos and leveled text work together to engage children and promote reading comprehension skills. This book engages 5th-9th grade readers with real-life facts surrounding the original book they know and love
Why Rourke Educational Media: Since 1980, Rourke Publishing Company has specialized in publishing engaging and diverse non-fiction and fiction books for children in a wide range of subjects that support reading success on a level that has no limits.