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DRUM DREAM GIRL: HOW ONE GIRL'S COURAGE CHANGED MUSIC

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Engle
Author's First Name: 
Margarita
Illustrator's First Name: 
Rafael
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Lopez
Publisher: 
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 
2015

 A young girl in Cuba dreams of drumming, something “only boys do,” and makes her musical dreams real. Inspired by the life of Millo Zaldarriaga. Colorful, whimsical illustrations bring Cuba and its culture to life.

ENCHANTED AIR: TWO CULTURES, TWO WINGS: A MEMOIR

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Engle
Author's First Name: 
Margarita
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2015

 A sensory-rich poetic memoir of a girl raised between two countries conveys the author’s love of Cuba and her heartbreak when the revolution and its aftermath put an end to her regular summer visits.

THE FIREFLY LETTERS: A SUFFRAGETTE'S JOURNEY TO CUBA

Firefly_Letters
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Engle
Author's First Name: 
Margarita
Publisher: 
Holt
Publication Date: 
2010

Based on a diary of Swedish feminist Fredrika Bremer, this verse novel movingly portrays the plight of three women from diverse backgrounds struggling to find freedom in the midst of Cuban oppression in 1851.

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