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Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago in 1954. Internationally acclaimed for her poetry and fiction, she has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lannan Literary Award and the American Book Award, and of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the MacArthur Foundation. Cisneros is the author of two novels The House on Mango Street and Caramelo; a collection of short stories, Woman Hollering Creek; two books of poetry, My Wicked Ways and Loose Woman; and a children's book, Hairs/Pelitos. She is the founder of the Macondo Foundation, an association of writers united to serve underserved communities...

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Caramelo
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$15.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-74258-6 (0-679-74258-1)

Every year, Ceyala "Lala" Reyes' family--aunts, uncles, mothers, fathers, and Lala's six older brothers--packs up three cars and, in a wild ride, drive from Chicago to the Little Grandfather and Awful Grandmother's house in Mexico City for the summer. Struggling to find a voice above the boom of her brothers and... Read more






Caramelo
Written by Sandra Cisneros, Translated by Liliana Valenzuela
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3099-6 (1-4000-3099-4)

DISPONIBLE POR PRIMERA VEZ EN EBOOK

La célebre autora de La casa en Mango Street, nos ofrece una nueva y extraordinaria novela narrada en un lenguaje de una originalidad arro-lladora: es la historia de varias generaciones de una familia méxicoamericana cuyas voces crean un des-lumbrante y vivo tapiz de humor y de...

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Caramelo
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Knopf | Hardcover | March 2003
$24.00/36.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-4150-3 (1-4000-4150-3)

The celebrated author of The House on Mango Street gives us an extraordinary new novel, told in language of blazing originality: a multigenerational story of a Mexican-American family whose voices create a dazzling weave of humor, passion, and poignancy–the very stuff of life.

Lala Reyes’ grandmother is descended from a family of... Read more






El arroyo de lalLlorona y otros cuentos
Written by Sandra Cisneros, Translated by Liliana Valenzuela
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | September 1996
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-76804-3 (0-679-76804-1)

La gran aclamada colección de cuentos de la autora de La casa en Mango Street está ahora disponible en edición en español. El arroyo de la llorona y otros cuentos le da vida a una asombrosa variedad de personajes y, como La casa en Mango Street, promete convertirse en un libro...

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Hairs/Pelitos
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Dragonfly Books | Trade Paperback | November 1997
$6.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-89007-2 (0-679-89007-6)

This jewel-like vignette from Sandra Cisneros's best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity among us.

A Dragonfly Book in English and Spanish.

A Parenting Magazine Best Children's Book of the Year  

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Un excelente constructor de vocabulario, con nombres de objetos en Ingl&#233s y en Espa&#241ol, acompa&#241ados... Read more






Have You Seen Marie?
Written by Sandra Cisneros, Illustrated by Ester Hernández
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2014
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-74386-2 (0-307-74386-1)

Have You Seen Marie? Showcases the storytelling magic of Sandra Cisneros, beloved author of The House on Mango Street. This lyrically told, richly illustrated fable for adults is the tale of a woman’s search, in the wake of her mother’s death, for a missing cat—and a reminder that love, even when... Read more






Have You Seen Marie?
Written by Sandra Cisneros, Illustrated by Ester Hernández
Knopf | Hardcover | October 2012
$21.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-59794-6 (0-307-59794-6)

The internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street gives us a deeply moving tale of loss, grief, and healing: a lyrically told, richly illustrated fable for grown-ups about a woman’s search for a cat who goes missing in the wake of her mother’s death.

The word “orphan&rdquo... Read more






The House on Mango Street
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Knopf | Hardcover | April 1994
$25.95/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-43335-4 (0-679-43335-X)

In hardcover for the first time--on the tenth anniversary of its initial publication--the greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous, this novel depicts a new American landscape through its multiple characters. Read more






The House on Mango Street
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 1991
$11.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73477-2 (0-679-73477-5)

Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous –... Read more






La Casa En Mango Street
Written by Sandra Cisneros, Translated by Elena Poniatowska
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | October 1994
$11.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-75526-5 (0-679-75526-8)

Elogiado por la crítica, admirado por lectores de todas las edades, en escuelas y universidades de todo el país y traducido a una multitud de idiomas, La casa en Mango Street es la extraordinaria historia de Esperanza Cordero. Contado a través de una serie de viñetas —a veces desgarradoras, a veces... Read more






Loose Woman
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1995
$13.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-75527-2 (0-679-75527-6)

A candid, sexy and wonderfully mood-strewn collection of poetry that celebrates the female aspects of love, from the reflective to the overtly erotic. "Poignant, sexy. . . lyrical, passionate. . . cool and delicate. . . hot as a chili pepper."--Boston Globe. Read more






My Wicked Wicked Ways
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 21, 2015
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-101-87250-5 (1-101-87250-0)

Hailed as "not only a gifted writer, but an absolutely essential one" (The New York Times Book Review), Sandra Cisneros has firmly established herself as an author of electrifying talent. Here are verses, comic and sad, radiantly pure and plainspoken, that reveal why her stories have been praised for their precision... Read more






My Wicked Wicked Ways
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Knopf | Hardcover | November 1992
$25.95/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-41821-4 (0-679-41821-0)

Hailed as "not only a gifted writer, but an absolutely essential one" (The New York Times Book Review), Sandra Cisneros has firmly established herself as an author of electrifying talent. Here are verses, comic and sad, radiantly pure and plainspoken, that reveal why her stories have been praised for their precision... Read more






Vintage Cisneros
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2004
$9.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3405-5 (1-4000-3405-1)

Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions.

“Sandra Cisneros knows both that the heart can be broken and that it can rise and soar like a bird. Whatever story she chooses to tell, we should be listening for a long... Read more






Woman Hollering Creek
Written by Sandra Cisneros
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1992
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73856-5 (0-679-73856-8)

A collection of stories, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. The women in these stories offer tales of pure discovery, filled with moments of infinite and intimate wisdom. Read more






¿Has visto a María?
Written by Sandra Cisneros, Illustrated by Ester Hernández, Translated by Liliana Valenzuela
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | April 2014
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-80489-1 (0-345-80489-9)

La mundialmente aclamada autora de La casa en Mango Street nos brinda un relato profundamente conmovedor acerca de la pérdida, el duelo y la sanación: una fábula para adultos líricamente narrada y vívidamente ilustrada sobre una mujer que busca un gato extraviado tras la muerte de su madre.
 
La palabra “huérfana” no...

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¿Has visto a María?
Written by Sandra Cisneros, Illustrated by Ester Hernández, Translated by Liliana Valenzuela
Vintage Espanol | Hardcover | October 2012
$21.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-74470-8 (0-307-74470-1)

La mundialmente aclamada autora de La casa en Mango Street nos brinda un relato profundamente conmovedor acerca de la pérdida, el duelo y la sanación: una fábula para adultos líricamente narrada y vívidamente ilustrada sobre una mujer que busca un gato extraviado tras la muerte de su madre.
 
La palabra “huérfana” no...

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