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Esperanza Rising Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 12 Summary

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Chapter 12 Summary

In the middle of April Esperanza learns that Isabel may become the Queen of May Day at her school. Isabel has straight A's and is the only girl in her class to do so. The girl with the best grades is supposed to be Queen of May Day. However, Esperanza learns that no Mexican or Japanese girl has ever been chosen to get this honor no matter how good her grades have been.

A week later they all learn that a new is to be built for families from Oklahoma and it is rumored it will have indoor toilets, hot water, and a swimming pool. It is said the Mexicans will be able to use the pool only on Friday afternoons right before they clean in on Saturday mornings. That evening when Miguel returns home from work it is discovered that a group of men from Oklahoma...

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