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Soaring earth : a companion memoir to Enchanted air

Author: Margarita Engle
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : 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: Nonfiction
Autobiographies
Children's poetry
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
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, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle
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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