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The firefly letters

Margarita Engle

The firefly letters

a suffragette"s journey to Cuba

by Margarita Engle

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Published by Henry Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMargarita Engle
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3555.N4254 F57 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476271M
ISBN 100805090827
ISBN 109780805090826
LC Control Number2009023445
OCLC/WorldCa383839267

  THE FIREFLY LETTERS is a beautiful true story written in poetic verse about Fredrika Bremer (), Sweden's first woman novelist and one of the world's earliest advocates of equal rights for women. In , Fredrika visited Cuba for three months and met a young slave girl from Africa, Cecilia, who was her translator.   The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba by Margarita Engle ARC Macmilliam (Henry Holt & Company) Release Date: Ma (Today!) Rating: 4/5 IQ "when she [Fredrika Bremer] describes Cuba as one of God's most beautiful creations-an island of eternal summer/like an outer court of Paradise/ where she has inhaled new life,/ although .

The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba Margarita Engle, Author. Holt $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Firefly Bookstore sells books and games both used and new online and in a retail store.

  The Firefly Letters is a Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative and a Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. About the Author Margarita Engle is a Cuban American poet, novelist, and journalist whose work has been published in many countries.   In this quietly powerful new book, award-winning poet Margarita Engle paints a portrait of early women s rights pioneer Fredrika Bremer and the journey to Cuba that transformed her life. "The Firefly Letters" is a Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative and a Bank Street - Best Children s Book of the Year.


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