Film, Video Margarita Engle: 2010 National Book Festival

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Title

  • Margarita Engle: 2010 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Author Margarita Engle appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

Event Date

  • September 25, 2010

Notes

  • -  Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American author of young adult novels in verse. "The Surrender Tree" received a Newbery Medal, Pura Belpre Medal, Jane Addams Award, Americas Award, Claudia Lewis Award and Lee Bennett Hopkins Honor. Her first picture book was "Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian." Her most recent work is "The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba" (Henry Holt). Based on the diaries and letters of Swedish suffragist Fredrika Bremer, who spent three months in Cuba in 1851, this book focuses on oppressed women, the privileged as well as the enslaved, in three alternating free-verse narratives. Engle lives in California.

Running Time

  • 30 minutes 39 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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