Soaring earth : a companion memoir to Enchanted air / Margarita Engle ; illustrations and hand-lettering by Edel Rodriguez.
Contributor(s): Rodriguez, Edel [illustrator.].Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Edition: First edition.Description: 157 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781534429536; 1534429530.Subject(s): Engle, Margarita -- Juvenile literature | Engle, Margarita | Engle, Margarita | Women authors, American | Cuban Americans | Cuban Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile poetry | Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile poetry | YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional | YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino | YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Poetry | Cuban Americans -- Biography | Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography | Women -- Biography | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Poetry. | Autobiographies. | Nonfiction. | Children's poetry. | Biographies. | Juvenile works. | Autobiographies. | Young adult literature.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Soaring earthDDC classification: 811/.54 | 811/.6
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Earthbound -- Wide air -- Wild air -- Drifting -- Green Earth -- Enchanted Earth.
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"-- Provided by publisher.