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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) — biography from Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music… (more)
Mountain Dog 205 copies, 9 reviews
All the Way to Havana 160 copies, 13 reviews
The Wild Book 148 copies, 11 reviews
Forest World 101 copies, 7 reviews
Tiny Rabbit's Big Wish 94 copies, 3 reviews
A Song of Frutas 58 copies, 5 reviews
Orangutanka: A Story in Poems 37 copies, 3 reviews
Singing with Elephants 26 copies, 1 review
Light for All 26 copies, 1 review
Wings in the Wild 23 copies, 1 review
Skywriting 15 copies
Water Day 6 copies

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