The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom

Author: Margarita Engle
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Cuba has fought three wars for independence, and still she is not free. This history in verse creates a lyrical portrait of Cuba.
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Genre/Form: Historical poetry
Children's poetry, American
Odes
History
Juvenile works
Poetry
NP
Dust jackets (Binding)
Publishers' advertisements
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle
ISBN: 0805086749 9780805086744 9780312608712 0312608713
OCLC Number: 156845784
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Newbery Honor Book, 2009
Pura Belpré Award Winner, 2009
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Américas Award, 2009
Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, 2009
Description: 169 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.
Responsibility: Margarita Engle.

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Cuba has fought three wars for independence, and still she is not free. This history in verse creates a lyrical portrait of Cuba.
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by ReicherCHS (WorldCat user published 2014-09-22) Excellent Permalink

Anyone interested in the story of Cuban independence or a student assigned the subject needs to include this book of poetry. Yes, poetry. The story is told through different individuals as they live through the many years of struggle for independence either as a combatant or non-combatant. I know...
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