Sunday, May 7, 2017

Seven books that will inspire you to #Resist

At the BN Teen blog Sarah Hannah Gómez tagged seven books that will fortify you to #Resist, including:
The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano, by Margarita Engle

Think of Juan Francisco Manzano as Cuba’s Phillis Wheatley. He was a man born into slavery who suffered the indignity of being ripped away from his mother and forced to call another woman Mama. Manzano became a celebrated poet against the odds. This fictionalized biography is told in verse.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue