The surrender tree: poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom

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It is 1896. Cuba has fought three wars for independence and still is not free. People have been rounded up in reconcentration camps with too little food and too much illness. Rosa is a nurse, but she dares not go to the camps. So she turns hidden caves into hospitals for those who know how to find her.

Black, white, Cuban, Spanish--Rosa does her best for everyone. Yet who can heal a country so torn apart by war? Acclaimed poet Margarita Engle has created another breathtaking portrait of Cuba.

The Surrender Tree is a 2009 Newbery Honor Book, the winner of the 2009 Pura Belpre Medal for Narrative and the 2009 Bank Street - Claudia Lewis Award, and a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Grouping Title surrender tree poems of cubas struggle for freedom
Grouping Author engle margarita
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subject_facet American poetry, Cuba -- History -- 1810-1899 -- Poetry, Cuba -- History. -- 1810-1899 -- Poetry, Historical poetry, Newbery honor book -- 2009, Spanish language materials -- Bilingual
title_display The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom
title_full The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom / Margarita Engle, The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom / Margarita Engle ; translation by Alexis Romay. El árbol de la rendición : poemas de la lucha de Cuba por su libertad / Margarita Engle ; traducción de Alexis Romay
title_short The surrender tree :
title_sub poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom
topic_facet American poetry, Bilingual, Historical poetry, History, Newbery honor book, Spanish language materials