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Author Engle, Margarita.
Title The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano / Margarita Engle ; art by Sean Qualls.
Pub Info New York : Henry Holt, 2006.
book jacket
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 92 MANZANO     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills-Main  J 92 MANZANO     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Young Adult  YA 811 Engel     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 183 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Audience NP Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG+ 6.3 2 2 121445
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection.
Summary Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners 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.
Subject Manzano, Juan Francisco, 1797-1854 -- Juvenile poetry.
Manzano, Juan Francisco, 1797-1854 -- Poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Slaves -- Juvenile poetry.
Poets -- Juvenile poetry.
Slaves -- Poetry.
Poets -- Poetry.
Cuba -- Juvenile poetry.
Cuba -- Poetry.
Add Author Qualls, Sean.
ISBN 0805077065 (hardcover) : $16.95
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