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    The poet slave of Cuba

    811.54
    Eng

    The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

    Engle, Margarita.

    Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.

    Due 10/14/19

    Non-fiction - JH & HSNon-fiction - JH & HS

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    Summer birds

    J
    595.78
    ENG

    Summer birds : the butterflies of Maria Merian

    Engle, Margarita.

    A young girl goes against Medieval beliefs that insects are evil and secretly observes caterpillars as they form cocoons and are reborn as butterflies and moths.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Bravo! : Poems About Amazing Hispanics

    J
    811
    ENG

    Bravo! : Poems About Amazing Hispanics

    Engle, Margarita, author.

    "Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Enchanted air

    J
    B
    ENGLE

    Enchanted air : two cultures, two wings: a memoir

    Engle, Margarita.

    "In this poetic memoir, Margarita Engle, the first Latina woman to receive a Newbery Honor, tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War."--Amazon.

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    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    Forest World

    J
    ENG

    Forest World

    Engle, Margarita.

    Sent to Cuba to visit the father he barely knows, Edver is surprised to meet a half-sister, Luza, whose plan to lure their cryptozoologist mother into coming there, too, turns dangerous.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The Wild Book

    J
    ENG

    The Wild Book

    Engle, Margarita.

    In early twentieth-century Cuba, bandits terrorize the countryside as a young farm girl struggles with dyslexia. Based on the life of the author's grandmother.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Drum dream girl

    P
    ENG

    Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music

    Engle, Margarita.

    Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all-girl dance band she formed with her sisters.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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