The Question and Answer section for Esperanza Rising is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
When Esperanza woke up, she'd forgotten that her father was killed the night before.
If the women, Esperanza and her mother, rode in the front of the wagon, they might be stopped. Tio Luis is not going to let them leave if they're found out.
Esperanza and Papa were very close. Papa was not like the other land-owners in Mexico. He was kind and generous to the poor. Esperanza loved her father's generosity. She loved that her father cared for her and would bring her special fruit on her...