The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette’s Journey to Cuba, by Margarita Engle

Summary:   Draws on little-known Cuban history to tell a stirring story in poetry. Based on the diaries and letters of Swedish suffragist Fredrika Bremer, who spent three months in Cuba in 1851, the story focuses on oppressed women, the privileged as well as the enslaved, in three alternating free-verse narratives.  151 p., Henry Holt.

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  1. read this, can i say AWESOMEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

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