Margarita Engle

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