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1. Who makes Esperanza
feel ashamed of her previous house by making her point it out while
she is playing in the street?
2. Who pushes Esperanza
into the water in front of a fire hydrant?
3. Who does Esperanza
decide to let live in the attic of her dream house?
4. When Esperanza
talks about clouds and hips with her friends, how does she describe
5. What do Esperanza
and her friends do to imitate grown-ups?
6. Which one of these
women does NOT spend her days sitting by the window?
7. Who is the first
person to whom Esperanza recites one of her poems?
8. What is Esperanza’s
9. Where is Esperanza’s
10. What does Esperanza’s
name mean in Spanish?
11. Why did Esperanza’s
mother drop out of school?
12. What do the three
sisters tell Esperanza at the wake?
13. Which of Esperanza’s
friends also writes poetry?
14. Where is Esperanza
when a group of boys sexually assaults her?
15. Which character
does not speak English?
16. Who is the object
of Esperanza’s first crush?
17. Why does Cathy
agree to be Esperanza’s friend only until Tuesday?
18. In what way is
Nenny similar to Esperanza?
19. Which of the
following is NOT a reason that hips are useful, according to Esperanza,
Rachel, and Lucy?
20. How does Esperanza
decide to defy social conventions at home?
21. With what object
or objects in the neighborhood does Esperanza identify most closely?
22. What does Nenny
want to buy in Gil’s junk shop?
23. What does Esperanza
yearn for above all else?
24. Which of Esperanza’s
friends attends college?
25. Why doesn’t Esperanza
want to dance at her cousin’s baptismal party?
Esperanza's name means hope in ENGLISH, not Spanish
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