Margarita Engle and Mike Curato at Chickasaw Public Library

 

DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month by welcoming Award-winning author Margarita Engle and illustrator Mike Curato to the Chickasaw Branch of the Orange County Library System.

All the Way to Havana is a joyful celebration of the Cuban people and their resourceful innovation. Margarita Engle and Mike Curato will talk about their experiences of Cuba - Margarita is from Cuba, and Mike traveled to Havana to do visual research and bring Margarita's story to life. 

Margarita Engle is the Cuban-American author of many verse books, including the Newberry Honor Book The Surrendor Tree, the Charlotte Zolotow Award winner Drum Dream Girl, and the Walter Dean Myers Honor Enchanted Air. Her books have also received multiple Pura Belpre and Americas Awards as well as a Jane Addams Award, an International Reading Association Award, and many others. Margarita was just named the Young People's Laureate by the Poetry Foundation.

Mike Curato is the author and illustrator of the "Little Elliot" series and has illustrated a number of other books for children, including Worm Loves Worm.

Event date: 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

870 North Chickasaw Trail
Orlando, FL 32825
All the Way to Havana Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627796422
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - August 29th, 2017

The Surrender Tree/El Arbol de La Rendicion: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom/Poemas de La Lucha de Cuba Por Su Libertad Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780312608712
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Published: Square Fish - March 16th, 2010

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael Lopez (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544102293
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 31st, 2015

Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Edel Rodriguez (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781481435239
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 2nd, 2016

Little Elliot, Fall Friends Cover Image
By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627796408
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Published: Godwin Books Henry Holt and Company - August 29th, 2017

Worm Loves Worm Cover Image
By J. J. Austrian, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062386335
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - January 5th, 2016