Margarita Engle

Singing with Elephants

By Margarita Engle - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This middle-grade novel set in post-World War II California tells the story of Cuban-born immigrant Oriol. She is struggling to fit into her ...Read Review

Rima’s Rebellion: Courage in a Time of Tyranny

By Margarita Engle - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Rima is a “natural” child in Cuba in the early 20th century. Her father, a wealthy landowner, had an affair with one of ...Read Review

Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal

By Margarita Engle - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Fourteen-year-old Mateo is desperate to escape Cuba and an abusive father scarred by the war with Spain. The Americanos are promising extravagant pay ...Read Review

The Lightning Dreamer

By Margarita Engle - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Illumination of the 19th-century fight for rights and human dignity turns to another corner of our hemisphere: the island of Cuba. Told in ...Read Review