Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air

By ENGLE, Margarita.

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ISBN
9781534429536
Publisher
S. & S./Atheneum


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on March 1, 2019  |  Middle To High School

Gr 7 Up—In this stirring companion to her acclaimed memoir Enchanted Air, the Young People's Poet Laureate recounts the tumultuous late 60s and early 70s—a perfect parallel to her turbulent high school and college years. Using mostly free verse with smatterings of tanka and haiku, Engle shines a light on the uncertainty and restlessness of the time period—the Vietnam War; civil, women's, and labor rights movements; th...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on February 1, 2019

In this companion verse memoir to Enchanted Air (rev. 7/15), Engle provides a glimpse into her high school years in Los Angeles and early adulthood as a Cuban American person coming to an understanding of her place in the world. In five chapters (covering 1966-1973), Engle details saving her babysitting money to fulfill her dreams of travel, the joys and struggles of her various relatio...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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