Surrender Tree : Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
by Engle, Margarita; Romay, Alexis (TRN)







The Names of the Flowers
1(22)
1850-51
The Ten Years' War
23(44)
1868-78
The Little War
67(10)
1878-80
The War of Independence
77(62)
1895-98
The Surrender Tree
139(20)
1898-99
Author's Note159(2)
Historical Note161(4)
Chronology165(2)
Selected References167(2)
Acknowledgments169(4)
El arbol de la rendicion173(182)
Discussion Questions355(2)
Go Fish357(6)
The Firefly Letters Excerpt363


An acclaimed poet has created a breathtaking portrait through poetry of Cuba's struggle for freedom. A Newbery Honor Book, ALA Notable Book, Booklist Editor's Choice and Pura Belpré Award winner. Includes both English and Spanish translations separately in one volume. Reprint.





Margarita Engle is a Cuban American poet, novelist, and journalist whose work has been published in many countries. She is the author of young adult nonfiction books and novels in verse including The Poet Slave of Cuba, Hurricane Dancers, The Firefly Letters, and Tropical Secrets. The Surrender Tree was a Newbery Honor Book. She lives in northern California.






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