This is an enjoyable book, and it brings Esperanza's world to life--both the privileged wealth and traditions she enjoys in Mexico, and the reality of hard work after her family moves. In some ways, it is a more sophisticated version of A Little Princess, delving deeper into politics and class issues, and challenging Esperanza to grow from her interactions with others, rather than only relying on inner strength.
The best discussion questions, of course, are generated by and contemplated by readers. These questions are designed to avoid major spoilers about the book, and to provide a starting point for teachers, parents, and student reading groups.
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