The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

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Accessibility

  • 870L
  • Told in first person through vignettes
  • Conversational narration – narrator is about 12-13 years old

Relevance

  • Universal themes including family, identity, coming of age

Goodness: YES!

  • Audiobook read by author is excellent
  • Use to spark conversations and writing about community and the kind of future we want for ourselves
  • Use as a model text for sensory language
  • Collage activity idea from NCTE

Seal

PDF 

Audiobook

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