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My brigadista year

Author: Katherine Paterson
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2019. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"When Fidel Castro calls for an army of volunteer teachers to bring literacy to all of Cuba in just one year, Lora wants to go. Lora's mother screeches to high heaven and her father paces like a caged lion. She's barely been outside of Havana-how wold she survive in a remote shack with no electricity, sleeping on a hammock in someone else's kitchen? But didn't Lora's parents teach her to share what she has?" --Page  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 1536202231 9781536202236
OCLC Number: 1082401146
Notes: Includes timeline of Cuban history.
Discussion questions inside.
Target Audience: Ages 10-14.
Description: 200 pages : map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Katherine Paterson.

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"When Fidel Castro calls for an army of volunteer teachers to bring literacy to all of Cuba in just one year, Lora wants to go. Lora's mother screeches to high heaven and her father paces like a caged lion. She's barely been outside of Havana-how wold she survive in a remote shack with no electricity, sleeping on a hammock in someone else's kitchen? But didn't Lora's parents teach her to share what she has?" --Page 4 of cover.

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