Stories in Verse
by Margarita Engle
YA 811.54 ENGBorn into slavery in Cuba in 1797, brutally abused, and denied an education, Juan Francisco Manzano, is gifted with the ability to write beautiful poetry.
Students, teachers and members of the school staff express their grief in the aftermath of a student’s suicide.
Laura Li, appeared to be a perfect student student, but was she? Each chapter is written from a different student’s perspective.
A culturally diverse group of Bronx high school students a reveal their innermost thoughts in an open-mike poetry session.
A moving tribute to the fourteen-year-old Chicago teenager who was brutally murdered by white racists in Mississippi in1955.
Stephanie experiences the bliss of first love but secretly entertains thoughts of inheriting her mother’s mental illness.
Sophie describes her numerous boyfriends in her quest to find Mr. Right.