A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"A masterpiece."
- Christopher Paul Curtis
Home
Praise
Bio
Excerpts
More rfrom Pam
More books from Pam Muñoz Ryan
Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Esperanza Rising!


"Told in a lyrical, fairy tale-like style...
Readers will be swept up."
Publishers Weekly, starred review

Pura Belpré Award Winner
Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winner
ALA Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year

Watch a special video clip of Pam Ryan reading
from Esperanza Rising below! 
Loading the player...