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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
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
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
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • Americas Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2006.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2006
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Young Adult Nonfiction, 2007.
  • Pura Belpre Award for Narrative, 2008.
  • 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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Engle, Margarita
Dewey number
  • 811.54
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
NP
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG+
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Reading level
6.3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Qualls, Sean
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manzano, Juan Francisco
  • Manzano, Juan Francisco
  • Children's poetry, American
  • Slaves
  • Poets
  • Slaves
  • Poets
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
Target audience
pre adolescent
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
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
625507
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
183 pages
Isbn
9780805077063
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005046200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805077063
  • (OCoLC)60321401
Label
The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano, Margarita Engle ; art by Sean Qualls
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
625507
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
183 pages
Isbn
9780805077063
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005046200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805077063
  • (OCoLC)60321401

Library Locations

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      30.2713021 -97.7460168
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