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The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano / Margarita Engle ; art by Sean Qualls.

Engle, Margarita (Author). Qualls, Sean (illustrator.).
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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

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Fayette Co PL - Connersville 811.54 ENG (Text) 39230030878738 Adult Books Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL J811.54 ENG (Text) 36241000223527 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Kirklin PL - Kirklin j811.54 Eng (Text) 34123000055883 Children's Library, 1st Floor Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library J 811.54 ENG (Text) 70743000086640 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Montpelier Harrison Twp PL - Montpelier J 811.54 ENG (Text) 76052000045418 MHTPLM Juvenile Reference Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 811.54 ENGL (Text) 39231031212349 Young Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Orleans Town and Twp PL - Orleans YA ENG (Text) 36870000021614 YA Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette J DICKEY 811.54 Eng (Pura Belpre) (Text) 31951003188213 Children's Room - Special Collections Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting +811.54 EN35 (Text) 51735011478210 Children's department--Pura Belpre Award books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0805077065 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780805077063 (acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: 183 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2006.

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Summary, etc.:
Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slave owners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.
Target Audience Note:
NP Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG+ 6.3 2.0
Reading Counts None 5.5 6.0
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Pura Belpré Author Award, 2008.
Subject: Manzano, Juan Francisco, 1797-1854 > Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Slaves > Juvenile poetry.
Poets > Juvenile poetry.
Cuba > Juvenile poetry.
Manzano, Juan Francisco, 1797-1854 > Poetry.
Slaves > Poetry.
Poets > Poetry.
Cuba > Poetry.

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