[Free Textbooks] Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A MemoirAuthor Margarita Engle – Biorganicenergy.co

This book realt catcher me it was interesting and i think that other kids world like this book too it was a good book Book required for school Okay. As a teacher of English learners, I see lots of connections my students can make to being bi cultural As a citizen of the world, the beautiful insight and the author s recall from memories were delightful A quick and easy read I highly recommend. Love it Reading Revolution Gorgeously written, deeply moving memoir in verse an engaging read for teens and adults I read this in one sitting and learned so much an enjoyable, sensitive read In this poetic memoir, which won the Pura Belpr Author Award, was a YALSA Nonfiction Finalist, and was named a Walter Dean Myers Award Honoree, acclaimed author Margarita Engle tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold WarMargarita is a girl from two worlds Her heart lies in Cuba, her mothers tropical island country, a place so lush with vibrant life that it seems like a fairy tale kingdom But most of the time she lives in Los Angeles, lonely in the noisy city and dreaming of the summers when she can take a plane through the enchanted air to her beloved island Words and images are her constant companions, friendly and comforting when the children at school are not Then a revolution breaks out in Cuba Margarita fears for her far away family When the hostility between Cuba and the United States erupts at the Bay of Pigs Invasion, Margaritas worlds collide in the worst way possible How can the two countries she loves hate each other so much And will she ever get to visit her beautiful island again This is a beautifully written book that conveys the pull between cultures experienced by many children Margarita Engle s Enchanted Air tells her story in breathtaking verse, accessible for even very young readers Highly recommended Is a Christmas gift for my daughter