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The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist

Author: Margarita Engle; Edel Rodriguez; Elizabeth Tardiff; Harcourt (Firm),; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Harcourt, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Children's poetry
Pura Belpré Award: Honor Book (Author)
Biographical fiction
Novels in verse
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Poetry
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Engle, Margarita.
Lightning dreamer.
Boston : Harcourt, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
(OCoLC)847623270
Named Person: Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda; Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda y Arteaga; Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda; Gertrudis G?omez de Avellaneda y Arteaga
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle; Edel Rodriguez; Elizabeth Tardiff; Harcourt (Firm),; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
ISBN: 9780547807430 0547807430
OCLC Number: 828265007
Notes: "Harcourt is an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company"--Title page verso.
"Jacket illustration ... by Edel Rodriguez ; Jacket design by Elizabeth Tardiff"--Jacket flap.
Awards: Pura Belpré Honor book, 2014
Description: 182 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Historical background --
Suns and rays, 1827 --
The orphan theater, 1827 --
The marriage market, 1828 --
See me as I am, 1829 --
The hotel of Peace, 1836 --
Historical note --
The writing of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda.
Responsibility: Margarita Engle.

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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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