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⇭ Hardcover [ The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist ] For Free ⩏ Author Margarita Engle ⪷ ⇭ Hardcover [ The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist ] For Free ⩏ Author Margarita Engle ⪷ Starred Review Engles historical novel in verse is a fictionalized biography of the nineteenth century Cuban abolitionist poet Gertrudis Gmez de Avellaneda, known as Tula Told in multiple voices, Engles elegant verses, rich in simile and metaphor, focus on the poets life as a teenager Forbidden access to books because her mother believes reading and writing make women unattractive, Tula escapes to a nearby convent There, she discovers volumes by the rebel poet Jos Mara de Heredia, whose words feed her own rebellious spirit, which is exemplified by her rejection of two arranged marriages I long to write like Heredia, she muses, but what do I know of great cities and the wide lives of men Im just a silenced girl My stories are simple tales of emotion Seen as an outcast and a madwoman, she is sent to the country, where she falls in love with Sab, a freed slave, and continues to write about equality for slaves and for women Engles richly evocative verses conjure up a time when women, like slaves, were regarded as property to be sold into loveless marriages This is the context for a splendid novel that celebrates one brave woman who rejected a constrained existence with enduring words that continue to sing of freedom Grades 7 12, Michael CartA Pura Belpr Honor Book Winner of the 2014 PEN Literary Award for Best Young Adult Book VOYA Top Shelf for Middle School Readers 2013 list 2014 International Latino Book Award Honorable Mention An NCTE Notable Book for the Language Arts An ALSC Notable Childrens Book for 2013 YALSA 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults This is the context for a splendid novel that celebrates one brave woman who rejected a constrained existence with enduring words that continue to sing of freedom Booklist, starred review An inspiring fictionalized verse biography of one of Cubas most influential writers Fiery and engaging, a powerful portrait of the liberating power of art Kirkus In these poems, their longings for freedom, their fears, their loves, and their heartaches are elegantly crafted through images that make the island of Cuba and its people vividly real and connect them to the hearts of contemporary readers Bulletin A quick and powerful read worthy of addition to any collection The verses speak of tolerance and acceptance beyond the context of this story VOYA Engle adds another superb title to her lengthening list of historical novels in verse This is a must have for anyone in need of a comparative study to our own countrys struggle with slavery.School Library Journal The Lightning Dreamer Cuba s Greatest Abolitionist Margarita Engle is a Cuban American poet and novelist whose work has been published in many countries Her acclaimed books include Silver People, The Dreamer, Wild Book, Surrender Tree, Newbery 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    • The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist
    • 3.1
    • 250
    • Hardcover
    • 197 pages
    • Margarita Engle
    • English
    • 04 November 2017

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