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Author Engle, Margarita.

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

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 811 Eng    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 183 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Indexed In: Bklst 02/15/2006
SLJ Apr 2006
VOYA 2006 no. 2
PW 04/17/2006
Kirkus 03/15/2006
Summary Born a slave, raised by a woman not his mother, and denied an education, Juan overcame all the personal obstacles he faced as a child in order to reach freedom, pursue his natural talents, and become the celebrated poet he was destined to be.
Subject Manzano, Juan Francisco, 1797-1854.
Slaves -- Poetry.
Poets -- Poetry.
Cuba -- Poetry.
Children's poetry.
Added Author Qualls, Sean, ill.
ISBN 0805077065

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