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Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American poet and novelist. Her books include The Wild Book, Tropical Secrets, The Firefly Letters, The Lightning Dreamer, When You Wander, Mountain Dog, and Silver People. She has received several awards including the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, the Pura Belpré Award, the Américas Award, and the Claudia Lewis Poetry Award for The Surrender Tree and the Pura Belpré Award and the Américas Award for The Poet Slave of Cuba. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Mountain Dog 166 copies, 7 reviews
All the Way to Havana 124 copies, 12 reviews
The Wild Book 116 copies, 11 reviews
Forest World 79 copies, 7 reviews
Tiny Rabbit's Big Wish 54 copies, 3 reviews
A Song of Frutas 33 copies, 5 reviews
Orangutanka: A Story in Poems 31 copies, 2 reviews
Skywriting 14 copies
Light for All 13 copies, 1 review
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