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Battle of the Books

Archives for February 9, 2013

2013 Judge: Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle is the Cuban-American author of The Surrender Tree, which received the first Newbery Honor ever awarded to a Latino/a.  Her other novels in verse about the island include The Poet Slave of Cuba, Hurricane Dancers, The Firefly Letters, Tropical Secrets, and The Wild Book.  She has received two Pura Belpré Awards, two Pura […]