19 Books You Wish There Were Sequels To
we really love a novel, we can't just let it go at "the end."
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The House on Mango Street
We Love It: The spare, poetic story of Esperanza Cordero speaks
volumes about race, class and gender. It's also a profound look at what it is
to be young and filled with hope for a better life.
Sequel: "One day I will say goodbye to Mango,"
Esperanza says in the final vignette. Yet she plans to leave and come back for
"the ones I left behind." Twenty-five years later, we would like Esperanza to do just that—succeed
— Dawn Raffel