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The Surrender Tree <br>By Margarita Engle
Name: The Surrender Tree
By Margarita Engle
Product Code: BME
Description:Item Number: BME 
Product Detail:Acclaimed poet Margarita Engle’s breathtaking portrait of Cuba as seen through the eyes of Rosa. Rosa is a slave girl, who becomes a “witch”, healing wounded runaway slaves. Follow her story as she is freed by her owners and becomes a healer for the rebels fighting for Cuba’s independence.
Rosa becomes a symbol of courage for the rebellion against Spain, as she dreams of healing the wounds of all soldiers and the wounds of war and injustice.


The reading level is appropriate for children ages 11 and above.

Simon Wiesenthal Center's, and The Museum of Tolerance 2009 "Once Upon a World" Children's Book Award Honorable Mention.
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