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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The House on Mango Street (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Caramelo (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Martita, I Remember You/Martita, Te Recuerdo (With: Liliana Valenzuela) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Picture Books

Hairs/Pelitos (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Have You Seen Marie? (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Chapter Books

Publication Order of Collections

My Wicked Wicked Ways: Poems (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Loose Woman (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vintage Cisneros (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Woman Hollering Creek (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Woman Without Shame: Poems (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Critical Insights: The House on Mango Street (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
A House of My Own: Stories from My Life (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Anthologies

San Francisco Stories (By: John Miller) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Los Angeles Stories (By: John Miller) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
On Suicide: Great Writers on the Ultimate Question (By: William Shakespeare,Virginia Woolf,Ambrose Bierce,Leo Tolstoy,Graham Greene,Langston Hughes,Emily Dickinson,John Donne,Plato,Jorge Luis Borges,Gustave Flaubert,Robert Coles,Walker Percy,Albert Camus,Cynthia Ozick,William Styron,Dorothy Parker,Sylvia Plath,Primo Levi,Phillip Lopate,John Miller,Genevieve Anderson,Alfred Alvarez,Howard Kushner,Émile Durkheim) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Orleans Stories (By: John Miller,Genevieve Anderson) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chicago Stories (By: Stuart Dybek,John Miller) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Southwest Stories (With: D.H. Lawrence,Alison Moore,Barry Gifford,Larry McMurtry,Sam Shepard,Leslie Marmon Silko,C.G. Jung,John Miller,Georgia O'Keefe) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Florida Stories (By: Dave Barry,Elmore Leonard,Ernest Hemingway,John D. MacDonald,Damon Runyon,Isaac Bashevis Singer,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Stephen Crane,Zora Neale Hurston,Elizabeth Bishop,Tennessee Williams,Alison Lurie,Wallace Stevens,John Sayles,John James Audubon,Joy Williams,Joan Didion,John Miller,KirstenMiller,William Bartram) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lust: Lascivious Love Stories and Passionate Poems (By: John Miller,KirstenMiller) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alaska Stories (By: John Miller,KirstenMiller) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Texas Stories (By: John Miller,KirstenMiller) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
San Francisco Thrillers (By: Tim Smith,John Miller) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cape Cod Stories (By: Tim Smith,John Miller) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
OOB: Anthology series. The author will have written at least one story in this series.

Publication Order of Teaching for Social Justice Books

A Simple Justice (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Public Assault on America's Children (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The White Architects of Black Education (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Refusing Racism (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn,Cynthia Stokes Brown) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Teaching Science for Social Justice (By: Angela Calabrese Barton) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Teaching the Personal and the Political (By: William Ayers) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
See You When We Get There (By: Gloria Ladson-Billings) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pledging Allegiance (By: Joel Westheimer) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Social Studies for Social Justice: Teaching Strategies for the Elementary Classroom (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Teach Freedom (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Seduction of Common Sense (By: Kevin K. Kumashiro,William Ayers,Therese Quinn) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Controversies in the Classroom (By: William Ayers) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Holler If You Hear Me (With: Gregory Michie) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Girl Time (By: Maisha T. Winn) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Grow Your Own Teachers (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pedagogy of the Poor (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Assault on Public Education (By: William H. Watkins) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crossing Boundaries - Teaching and Learning with Urban Youth (By: Valerie Kinloch) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Teacher! How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture (By: Kevin K. Kumashiro,Therese Quinn) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deep Knowledge (By: Douglas B. Larkin) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fear and Learning in America―Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education (By: William Ayers,Therese Quinn,Diane Ravitch,John Kuhn) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Being Bad (By: Crystal T. Laura) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Worth Striking For (By: Isabel Núñez) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Teaching with Conscience in an Imperfect World (By: William Ayers) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
What's So Great About Art, Anyway? (By: William Ayers) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spectacular Things Happen Along the Way (By: Carl A. Grant,Sonia Nieto) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Same as It Never Was (By: Gloria Ladson-Billings) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Holler If You Hear Me, Comic Edition (By: Diane Ravitch) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Surrendered (By: Kevin K. Kumashiro) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Teacher Educators as Critical Storytellers (By: Gloria Ladson-Billings) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where Is the Justice? Engaged Pedagogies in Schools and Communities (By: Valerie Kinloch) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Child Care Justice (By: Maurice Sykes,Kyra Ostendorf) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Mondo Books

Mondo Barbie (With: John Varley,Lynne Barrett,Julia Alvarez,Philip Levine,A.M. Homes,David Trinidad,Marge Piercy,Gary Soto,Roberta Allen,Alice McDermott,Hilary Tham,Lyn Lifshin,Rebecca Brown,Denise Duhamel,Lucinda Ebersole,Richard Peabody,Jeanne Beaumont,Lynne McMahon,Kathryn Harrison,Patricia Storace,Richard Grayson,Leslie Shiel,Laura Costas,Sharon Henry,Cookie Lupton,Lisa B. Herskovits,Belinda Subraman,Ellie Schoenfeld,Sparrow .,Gregg Shapiro,Cathryn Hankla,Wayne E. Kline,Jose Padua,Jeff Weddle) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mondo Elvis (By: Howard Waldrop,Cornelius Eady,Mark Childress,Susie Mee,Nick Cave,Mark Winegardner,Rafael Alvarez,Greil Marcus,Pagan Kennedy,Lucinda Ebersole,Richard Peabody,Lynne McMahon,Cathryn Hankla,Samuel Charters,Rachel Salazar,Eleanor Earle Crockett,Diane Wakoski,Judy Vernon,David Wojahn,William McCranor Henderson,Janice Eidus,Elizabeth Ash Vélez,Laura Kalpakian,Eri Makino,Ai,Michael Wilkerson,Brian Gilmore) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mondo Marilyn (By: J.G. Ballard,Michael Hemmingson,Clive Barker,Doris Grumbach,Beth Meacham,Lynne Tillman,Charles Bukowski,David Trinidad,Tom Whalen,Sharon Olds,Leslie Pietrzyk,Lyn Lifshin,Nanci Griffith,Robert Peters,Lucinda Ebersole,Richard Peabody,Jeanne Beaumont,Gregg Shapiro,Judy Grahn,Sam Toperoff,Julia P. Dubner,Bill Morris,John Rechy,L.A. Lantz,Phyllis Burke,Hillary Johnson,Rita Valencia,Michael Lally,Eleanor E. Crocket,Taylor Mead,Susan Compo,Rosanne Daryl Thomas) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mondo James Dean (By: Lewis Shiner,Jack C. Haldeman II,Bentley Little,Michael Hemmingson,Chuck Taylor,Michael Martone,Louisa Ermelino,Terence Winch,Lucinda Ebersole,Richard Peabody,Sparrow .,Janice Eidus,Ai,Tino Villanueva,Edwin Corley,Robert Ready,Reuben Jackson,Stephanie Hart,D.E. Steward,David Plumb,Ed Graczyk,Hilary Howard,James Finney Boylan,Miranda Schwartz) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Mondo Barbie(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Southwest Stories(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Growing Up Female: Stories By Women Writers From the American Mosaic(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Selected Shorts(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Writing Women's Lives(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
12 Short Stories and Their Making: An Anthology with Interviews(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bordering Fires: The Vintage Book of Contemporary Mexican and Chicana and Chicano Literature(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Women of Color Pray(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tales of Two Americas(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Puro Chicanx Writers of the 21st Century(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Freeman's. Amore(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Five Short Stories by Women(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Very Mexican Christmas(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

About Sandra Cisneros
A gifted and intelligent writer, the American author Sandra Cisneros is a highly regarded novelist of literary fiction who has been writing for some years now. She really understands her audience on a personal level, getting to the heart of exactly what she wants to say with a great degree of precision and accuracy. Writing both poetry and long-form fiction, she’s a versatile novelist, speaking a manner that feels wholly real and true upon the page. Creating both short-fiction and longer novels, she writes in many forms, also producing in-depth non-fiction work as well.

Winning many awards and nominations for her work, Cisneros has written on a diverse range of subjects over the years. Looking at subjects such as coming-of-age, which would inform her debut novel, she always delivers in a manner that’s honest and true. Translated worldwide, her work has found readers from all over the world far and wide, which is largely due to the universality of her writing. Making her work accessible and genuine, she also manages to maintain a core strength to it that sets it apart from everything else.

A dual citizen of both America and Mexico, Cisneros writes from her own perspective, saying something new and interesting in the process. This has ensured that her work has become wholly singular, setting her apart as a writer with something different to say. With important literary papers alongside her novels, she’s a novelist with many different angles, offering a variety of perspectives. With a lot more to come still, she’s a writer who’s not stopping any time soon either, as she continues to write on into the foreseeable future.

Early and Personal Life
Born in 1954 on the 20th of December, Sandra Cisneros would grow up in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Growing up with a strong passion for storytelling and literature, she would develop her style and craft, as it would evolve over time. As a Latina author, she would find her voice, and it was one which many would come to increasingly appreciate as time went on.

Attending Loyola University Chicago, she would go on to gain a bachelor of arts degree in 1976, before going on to graduate from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Based in the University of Iowa in 19878, she’d receive a Master of Fine Arts degree, and this would come to shape much of her writing. Looking at fiction through the lens of her Mexican roots and heritage, she would provide a unique perspective, as her and her legacy continues to this very day.

Writing Career
Starting out with the title ‘Bad Boys’ in 1980, Sandra Cisneros would begin with a short book of poetry, introducing her style for the first time. Following this four years later, she would go on to publish her first full novel ‘The House on Mango Street’ in 1984. The Before Columbus Foundation would then go on to give it the American Book Award, marking a highly successful literary debut.

Over time she would go on to receive many more awards throughout the course of her writing career, including the PEN award. In time she would also come to write children’s literature, proving her to be one of the most versatile authors of her generation. Living in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico she continues to be one of the most powerful voices in the world of literature today.

The House on Mango Street
Initially released in 1984 on the 3rd of April, this would be the first novel to come from Sandra Cisneros as an author. Setting her up as an author for the first time, it was originally published by the ‘Arte Publico Press’ publishing label, and it would be a stand-alone. Widely considered as a modern classic, it has won several major awards, including becoming a New York Time bestseller.

This is a classic story and one that’s gone on to be taught in high-schools and universities all across the world. Telling a unique and distinct narrative, this really comes to life off of the page, allowing the reader to fully immerse themselves in the world. It’s a powerful novel filled with a lot of heart, portraying real character who leap off of the page for the reader.

Featuring the story of Esperanza Cordero, this collection of vignettes looks at her life while growing up in Chicago. Not wanting to succumb to the harsh life that her neighbourhood has seemingly pre-destined for her, she vows to break away and tell her own story. As a coming-of-age story, she is seen finding herself and who she wants to be in life, making her own way in the world. Will she be able to find her way? Can she break away from it all and make her own life? What will happen at the house on Mango Street?

Caramelo
First published in 2002 on the 30th of September, this would be a later novel from Sandra Cisneros, with her writing career already fully underway. It’s an epic novel spanning a few hundred years of history, and would be inspired by Cisneros’s own family history and Mexican heritage. Published through the Knopf publishing label, this would mark an interesting development for the author, and is a must for fans and long-time followers.
It’s a book which really captures a unique experience and perspective on life, that only Cisneros could write. Looking at the world through her eyes, it definitely manages to draw a fundamental truth from her past, bringing it to life. The characters also elevate it, each one with their own distinctive personality and idiosyncratic approach.

Ceyala ‘Lala’ Reyes and her family spend every summer travelling down from Chicago to Mexico City, packing three cars full, as they head off to meet their grandparents. Telling stories of their life, Lala attempts to narrate the family history throughout the generations, struggling to make her voice heard over her many siblings. Looking at their lives throughout the ages, she sorts the facts from the fiction, examining where they all came from and where they’re heading. Will they discover themselves on this journey? Where are they heading? What is real truth behind their family history?

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