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    The firefly letters : a suffragette's journey to Cuba

    Engle, Margarita.

    Collects poems from Cuban-American poet Margarita Engle in which she explores women rights with various historical viewpoints.

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    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.

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    Con una estrella en la mano : Rubén Darío, héroe poeta

    Engle, Margarita, author.

    "A Spanish-language translation of a novel in verse about the life and work of Ruben Dario, a Nicaraguan poet who started life as an abandoned child and grew to become the father of a new literary movement. Includes historical notes"-- Provided by publisher.

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist : Cuba's greatest abolitionist

    Engle, Margarita.

    In free verse, evokes the voice of Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, a book-loving writer, feminist, and abolitionist who courageously fought injustice in nineteenth-century Cuba. Includes historical notes, excerpts from her writings, biographical information, and source notes.

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    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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    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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