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Soaring earth : a companion memoir to Enchanted air

Author: Margarita Engle; Edel Rodriguez
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Memoir in verse of Margarita Engle's teenage years in Los Angeles against the turbulent backdrop of the Vietnam War. Addresses the notions of peace, civil rights, freedom of expression, and environmental protection. A companion and follow-up to Engle's work, Enchanted air.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Children's poetry
Biographies
Juvenile works
Young adult literature
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile poetry
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Engle, Margarita, author.
Soaring earth
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]
(DLC) 2018051086
Named Person: Margarita Engle; Margarita Engle; Margarita Engle
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle; Edel Rodriguez
ISBN: 9781534429536 1534429530
OCLC Number: 1060179155
Description: 157 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Earthbound --
Wide air --
Wild air --
Drifting --
Green Earth --
Enchanted Earth.
Responsibility: Margarita Engle ; illustrations and hand-lettering by Edel Rodriguez.

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Memoir in verse of Margarita Engle's teenage years in Los Angeles against the turbulent backdrop of the Vietnam War. Addresses the notions of peace, civil rights, freedom of expression, and environmental protection. A companion and follow-up to Engle's work, Enchanted air.

"In this follow-up to her award-winning memoir Enchanted Air, Margarita Engle details her teenage years in Los Angeles against the turbulent backdrop of the Vietnam War. In vulnerable verse, she addresses the notions of peace, civil rights, freedom of expression, and environmental protection that are once again under threat. Despite these circumstances, young Margarita was able to find solace and empowerment through her education"--

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