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Vanessa Perez Ceja

Esperanza Rising is about a wealthy thirteen year old girl named Esperanza. Esperanza believed her life would be wonderful forever. She would always live on her family's ranch in Mexico. She would always have fancy dresses and a beautiful home filled with servants. Papa and Abuelita would always be with her, but one day everything Esperanza dreamed of was gone. I think Pam Munoz Ryan, the author, wanted to tell readers that they can be very brave and believe that they can go through some very hard and sad situations just like Esperanza.You have to believe in yourself that some day the bad and awful will go away. The author wanted to tell that like Esperanza, she had to make many hard choices. I also think that the author wanted to tell us that someday you will have some hard and  

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