Memoir & Biography

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Twelve to Fourteen
The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547807430
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Published: Harcourt Children's Books - March 19th, 2013

This fictionalized history of Cuba's great abolitionist and feminist poet, Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, a.k.a. Tula, is told in simple, powerful verse.

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385743181
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Published: Delacorte Press - April 9th, 2013

Dr. Farmer began by working in a remote Haitian village and wound up founding one of the world's most effective healthcare organizations dedicated to serving the poor.