Esperenza, if you lie still you can hear the earth's heartbeat.
Character vs. Self
Character vs. Society
Esperenza is laying on the ground listening to the earths heartbeat with papa. This is one of Esperenza's favorite memories of her and papa before he dies.
Since Esperenza's mom is in the hospital, Esperenza decides to work to pay her hospital bills.
While the Oakies were swimming in their pool, Isabel was crying because even though she had the best grades, since she was Mexican the teachers found a way to pick someone else with blonde hair and blue eyes to be the queen of May.