Publisher description for The surrender tree / Margarita Engle.


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It is 1896. Cuba has fought three wars for independence and still is not tree. People have been rounded up in reconcentration camps with too little food and too much illness. Rosa is a nurse, but she dares not go to the camps. So she turns hidden caves into hospitals for those who know how to find her.



Black, white, Cuban, Spanish—Rosa does her best for everyone. Yet who can heal a country so torn apart by war? Acclaimed poet Margarita Engle has created another breathtaking portrait of Cuba.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cuba -- History -- 1810-1899 -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.