The Question and Answer section for House on Mango Street is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Esperanza's family owns it.
Esperanza learns that everything is not always as it appears to be..... that sometimes, the things you see as important aren't really important at all.
The girls are drawing too much unwanted attention. The grocer asks the girls if their mother knows they're wearing women's shoes...... and he tells them the shoes are dangerous. He threatens the girls that he will call the police to make his...