Esperanza wants to find out who she is and why she can't remember her name or where she came from. But as the days go by, the city's repeated words of "esperanza rising" seem to be telling her that something good will come - but will it be too late?In Esperanza Rising, we learn about a young girl who gets separated from her mother during a time of social upheaval in Mexico. Esperanza must overcome extreme hardships while trying to find out who she is and why she can't remember anything before arriving in Mexico. In this novel, we see how Esperanza has to rely on herself and those around her despite not remembering anything about herself including her name. This book is perfect for anyone looking for an adventurous story with lessons of resilience!