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Hurricane Dancers

The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck

Hurricane Dancers( )
Author: Engle, Margarita
ISBN:978-1-250-04010-7
Publication Date:Mar 2014
Publisher:Square Fish
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $11.99
Book Description:

Quebrado has been traded from pirate ship to ship in the Caribbean Sea for as long as he can remember. The sailors he toils under call himel quebrado--half islander, half outsider, a broken one. Now the pirate captain Bernardino de Talavera uses Quebrado as a translator to help navigate the worlds and words between his mother's Taíno Indian language and his father's Spanish. But when a hurricane sinks the ship and most of its crew, it is Quebrado who escapes to safety....
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Stories In Verse
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.59 x 8.25 x 0.51 Inches
Book Weight:0.374 Pounds
Author Biography
Engle, Margarita (Author)
Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American poet and novelist. Her books include The Wild Book, Tropical Secrets, The Firefly Letters, The Lightning Dreamer, When You Wander, Mountain Dog, and Silver People. She has received several awards including the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, the Pura Belpré Award, the Américas Award, and the Claudia Lewis Poetry Award for The Surrender Tree and the Pura Belpré Award and the Américas Award for The Poet Slave of Cuba.

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