A lyrical biography of a Cuban slave who escaped to become a celebrated poet. Born into the household of a wealthy slave owner in Cuba in 1797, Juan Francisco Manzano spent his early years by the side of a woman who made him call her Mama, even though he had a mama of his own.… Leer Más
Acclaimed poet Engle has created a breathtaking portrait of Cuba in this story told in verse. For the first time, both English and Spanish translations of this Newbery Honor and ALA Notable Book are presented separately in one edition.
Una chica joven lisiado con ricketts y su madre enfrentan las secuelas de la Guerra Hispano-Americana, los desafios de un nuevo siglo y profesores innovadores. Suenos Realidad y suenos aplastados explorando las libertades solo pueAden ofrecer un caballo magico.
Translated by Margarita Engle herself, the poems of Bravo! shine in this Spanish-language edition. Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot-the Latinos featured in this collection come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today!Biographical poems… Leer Más