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The firefly letters : a suffragette's journey to Cuba / Margarita Engle.

By: Engle, Margarita.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 151 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780805090826 (hardcover) :; 0805090827 (hardcover) :.Subject(s): Novels in verse | Women -- Suffrage -- Cuba -- Juvenile fiction | Women -- Suffrage -- Cuba -- Juvenile poetry | Novels in verse | Women -- Suffrage -- Cuba -- FictionDDC classification: 813/.54 Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection | Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2011 | Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011Summary: Draws on little-known Cuban history to tell a stirring story in poetry. Based on the diaries and letters of Swedish suffragist Fredrika Bremer, who spent three months in Cuba in 1851, the story focuses on oppressed women, the privileged as well as the enslaved, in three alternating free-verse narratives.
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A Junior Library Guild selection

Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2011

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011

Includes bibliographical references.

Draws on little-known Cuban history to tell a stirring story in poetry. Based on the diaries and letters of Swedish suffragist Fredrika Bremer, who spent three months in Cuba in 1851, the story focuses on oppressed women, the privileged as well as the enslaved, in three alternating free-verse narratives.

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