Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago in 1954. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lannan Literary Award and the American Book Award, and…
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La Virgen de Guadalupe . . .Like every woman who maters to me, I have had to search for her in the rubble of history. And I have found her. She is Guadalupe the sex goddess, a goddess who makes me feel good about my sexual power, my sexual energy - Sandra Cisneros, Chicana Author
From a teacher on using THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET in a classroom: What's in a Name? Good as BTS Literacy Unit. Includes research, writing, reporting, technology use and bulletin board. For upper grade students I would also use the book "House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros. The chapter "My Name" would be great for discussion to share how students feel about their names.