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BULL

Bull's head with words from text
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Elliott
Author's First Name: 
David
Publisher: 
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Month: 
Mar
Publication Date: 
2017
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When Minos cheated Poseidon, the god of the sea retaliated by giving him a half-man, half-bull son whom his sister loved, but betrayed--the ancient story of the Minotaur dramatically retold in modern poetry.(14 and up. K. Isaacs)

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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