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The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom

Author: Margarita Engle
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Cuba has fought three wars for independence, and still she is not free. This history in verse creates a lyrical portrait of Cuba.
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Genre/Form: Children's poetry
Jane Addams Children's Book Award
Newbery Medal
Pura Belpre Award
History
Juvenile works
Poetry
Dust jackets (Binding)
Publishers' advertisements
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle
ISBN: 0805086749 9780805086744
OCLC Number: 156845784
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Newbery Honor Book, 2009
Pura Belpré Award Winner, 2009.
Description: 169 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The names of the flowers, 1850-51 --
The Ten Years War, 1868-78 --
The Little War, 1878-80 --
The War of Independence, 1895-98 --
The surrender tree, 1898-99.
Responsibility: Margarita Engle.
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Cuba has fought three wars for independence, and still she is not free. This history in verse creates a lyrical portrait of Cuba.

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by ReicherCHS (WorldCat user published 2014-09-22) Excellent Permalink

Anyone interested in the story of Cuban independence or a student assigned the subject needs to include this book of poetry. Yes, poetry. The story is told through different individuals as they live through the many years of struggle for independence either as a combatant or non-combatant. I know...
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