Esperanza thought she'd always live like a princess on their Mexican ranch, but disaster strikes, and her life starts over in the U.S. "This well-written novel belongs in all collections."SLJ
RL.5.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Pura Belpré Medal
ALA Notable Book
ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults
Jane Addams Children's Book Award
Judy Lopez Memorial Award
Américas Award Commendation