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The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom / Margarita Engle.

By: Engle, Margarita.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 169 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0805086749 (hardcover); 9780805086744 (hardcover).Subject(s): Cuba -- History -- 1810-1899 -- Juvenile poetry | Children's poetry, American | Cuba -- History -- 1810-1899 -- Poetry | American poetryGenre/Form: Historical poetry.DDC classification: 811/.54
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.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection | "Newbery Honor Book"--Medallion on dust jkt. | "Pura Belpré Award"--Medallion on dust jkt.Summary: 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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A Junior Library Guild selection

Cuba has fought three wars for independence, and still she is not free. This history in verse creates a lyrical portrait of Cuba.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-168).

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.

"Newbery Honor Book"--Medallion on dust jkt.

"Pura Belpré Award"--Medallion on dust jkt.

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