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

Author: Margarita Engle; Alexis Romay
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st Square Fish edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems in which Rosa, a healer, describes her experiences trying to help Cuban peasants who have been forced to leave their farms and villages in 1896 and given eight days to find their way to "reconcentration camps" or be killed.
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Genre/Form: Historical poetry
History
Odes
Poetry
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle; Alexis Romay
ISBN: 0312608713 9780312608712 9780606105453 060610545X
OCLC Number: 428026698
Language Note: In English and Spanish.
Notes: The first title page is in English; the contents are in English to page 169. The second title page (page [173]) is in Spanish; the contents are in Spanish to page 353. The discussion questions and following material are in English.
Cover title also in Spanish: El árbol de la rendicion: poemas de la lucha de Cuba por su libertad.
Description: 353 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.
Other Titles: El arbol de la rendicion: poemas de la lucha de Cuba por su libertad
Árbol de la rendicion :
Responsibility: Margarita Engle, translation by Alexis Romay.

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A collection of poems in which Rosa, a healer, describes her experiences trying to help Cuban peasants who have been forced to leave their farms and villages in 1896 and given eight days to find their way to "reconcentration camps" or be killed.

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