Letters from Cuba

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Nancy Paulsen Books
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780525516477

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About the Author

Ruth Behar, the Pura Belpré Award-winning author of Lucky Broken Girl, was born in Havana, Cuba, grew up in New York, and has also lived in Spain and Mexico. In addition to writing for young people, her work includes poetry, memoir, and the acclaimed travel books An Island Called Home and Traveling Heavy, which explore her return journeys to Cuba and her search for home. She was the first Latina to win a MacArthur Genius Grant, and other honors include a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and being named a Great Immigrant by the Carnegie Corporation. She is an anthropology professor at the University of Michigan and lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
(Twitter: @ruthbehar / Instagram: ruthbeharauthor / Facebook: Ruth-Behar / Websites: sites.lsa.umich.edu/ruth-behar; ruthbehar.com; Carnegie Corporation, 2018 Great Immigrants Honoree: carnegie.org/awards/honoree/ruth-behar)

Reviews

"A delightful, heartfelt book about holding on to who you are and where you're from when far from home, and the joys and benefits of welcoming other cultures and communities into your own. Will reaffirm your faith in humanity."--Alan Gratz, author of Refugee
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