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Engle, Margarita

Summary: Sent to Cuba to visit the father he barely knows, Edver is surprised to meet a half-sister, Luza, whose plan to lure their cryptozoologist mother into coming there, too, turns dangerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: In early 1940s Los Angeles, Mexican Americans Marisela and Lorena work in canneries all day then jitterbug with sailors all night with their zoot suit wearing younger brother, Ray, as escort until the night racial violence leads to murder. Includes historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2018

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Engle, Margarita

Summary: "De niña, a Teresa Carreño le encantaba dejar que sus manos bailaran a lo largo de las hermosas teclas del piano. Si se sentía triste, la música le levantaba el ánimo y, cuando estaba feliz, el piano la ayudaba a compartir esa alegría. Pronto comenzó a escribir sus propias canciones y a tocar en grandes catedrales. Entonces, una revolución en Venezuela hizo que su familia tuviera que huir a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: J468 SPANISH ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "In this follow-up to her award-winning memoir Enchanted Air, Margarita Engle details her teenage years in Los Angeles against the turbulent backdrop of the Vietnam War. In vulnerable verse, she addresses the notions of peace, civil rights, freedom of expression, and environmental protection that are once again under threat. Despite these circumstances, young Margarita was able to find solace...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: While visiting her abuelo in Cuba, a young girl helps him sell frutas, singing the name of each fruit as they walk, and after she returns to the United States, they exchange letters made of abrazos--hugs. Includes historical and cultural notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

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Engle, Margarita.

Summary: When his mother is sent to jail in Los Angeles, eleven-year-old Tony goes to live with his forest ranger great-uncle in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where Tony experiences unconditional love for the first time through his friendship with a rescue dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: A boy helps his father keep their very old car running as they make a trip to Havana for his newborn cousin's zero-year birthday. Includes author's note about cars in Cuba.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E ENG

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: Describes how Miguel de Cervantes found refuge from his childhood troubles by daydreaming of a brave knight who would right the wrongs of the world, the inspiration for his famous character Don Quixote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2018

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 811 ENG

Engle, Margarita.

Summary: A young girl fulfills her dreams in this video treatment of the acclaimed Pura Belpre' Award winner. -- Girls cannot be drummers. No one questioned that rule; until one dream girl. When at last her dream-bright music was heard, it was decided everybody should be free to drum and dream!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DRU

Engle, Margarita

Summary: Looks at the life and accomplishments of Teresa Carreäno, one of the world's most famous pianists who, by age nine, performed for President Abraham Lincoln at the White House.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CAR

Engle, Margarita

Summary: During a Hindu festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, brothers Alu and Bhalu search for a dog they can honor with food and gratitude. Includes glossary of Nepali words and suggested activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: A novel in verse about the life and work of Rubén Darío, a Nicaraguan poet who started life as an abandoned child and grew to become the father of a new literary movement. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: In Cuba's "special period in times of peace" of 1991, Liana and Amado find love after their severe hunger gives both courage to risk government retribution by skipping a summer of labor to seek food. Told in their two voices plus that of the stray dog that brought them together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ENG

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ENG

Engle, Margarita.

Summary: Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story,and Anacaona, the all-girl dance band she formed with her sisters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ZAL

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Engle 2015

Engle, Margarita/ Colon, Ral͠ (ILT)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Shares stories from different authors on what middle school is like, including such subjects as peer pressure, homework, and family issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC TOT

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