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

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

Label
The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano
Title
The poet slave of Cuba
Title remainder
a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano
Statement of responsibility
Margarita Engle ; art by Sean Qualls
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Award
  • Americas Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2006.
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Young Adult Nonfiction, 2007.
  • Pura Belpre Award for Narrative, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2006
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
179280
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano
Label
The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano, Margarita Engle ; art by Sean Qualls
Link
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Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
183 p.
Isbn
9780805077063
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005046200
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano, Margarita Engle ; art by Sean Qualls
Link
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
183 p.
Isbn
9780805077063
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005046200
Other physical details
ill.

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