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The firefly letters : a suffragette's journey to Cuba

Firefly Letters

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Henry Holt and Co., Volume 1st, New York, p.151 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3555 .N4254 F57 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9169280

Keywords:

Novels in verse, Women--Suffrage--Cuba--Fiction, Women--Suffrage--Cuba--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 1230; Ages 10 and up; Book level 6.2; Historical fiction