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Esperanza Rising

Esperanza Rising


by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising: Fair? Who Said Life Was Fair? True or False

1. On the farm, who gets a camp with running water, inside toilets, and a swimming pool? -> The Filipinos
2. Why doesn't Isabel get to be the Queen of May at school? -> She's Mexican.
3. Why do some of the farm workers want to go on strike? -> To protest the illegal deportation of U.S. citizens to Mexico
4. Who helps the crippled beggar outside of the train station? -> The wealthy people standing next to her
5. Why can't Miguel get a job at a railroad in Mexico? -> Because in order to get a job in Mexico, you need connections