Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American poet and novelist whose work has been published in many countries. Her books include "The Surrender Tree", a Newbery Honor book and winner of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, the Pura Belpre Award, the Americas Award, and the Claudia Lewis Poetry Award;" The Poet Slave of Cuba", winner of the Pura Belpre Award and the Americas Award; Tropical Secrets, The Firefly Letters, and Hurricane Dancers. She lives with her husband in Northern California. Visit...See more