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The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom / Margarita Engle.

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  • ISBN: 0805086749 (hc. : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 9780805086744
  • Physical Description: 169 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co.,

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Formatted Contents Note: The names of the flowers, 1850-51 -- The Ten Years' War, 1868-78 -- The Little War, 1878-80 -- The War of Independence, 1895-98 -- The surrender tree, 1898-99.
Summary, etc.: Poems that explore Cuba's fight for independence follow Rosa, a nurse who turns hidden caves into hospitals and who does her best to help everyone, with no regard to race or nationality.
Subject: Cuba > History > 1810-1899 > Juvenile poetry.