My brigadista year

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In an engrossing historical novel, the Newbery Medal-winning author of Bridge to Terabithia follows a young Cuban teenager as she volunteers for Fidel Castro's national literacy campaign and travels into the impoverished countryside to teach others how to read. When thirteen-year-old Lora tells her parents that she wants to join Premier Castro's army of young literacy teachers, her mother screeches to high heaven, and her father roars like a lion. Nora has barely been outside of Havana -- why would she throw away her life in a remote shack with no electricity, sleeping on a hammock in somebody's kitchen? But Nora is stubborn: didn't her parents teach her to share what she has with someone in need? Surprisingly, Nora's abuela takes her side, even as she makes Nora promise to come home if things get too hard. But how will Nora know for sure when that time has come? Shining light on a little-known moment in history, Katherine Paterson traces a young teen's coming-of-age journey from a sheltered life to a singular mission: teaching fellow Cubans of all ages to read and write, while helping with the work of their daily lives and sharing the dangers posed by counterrevolutionaries hiding in the hills nearby. Inspired by true accounts, the novel includes an author's note and a timeline of Cuban history.
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Grouped Work ID 315a6644-50e2-4bce-f976-e9fee8890466
Grouping Title my brigadista year
Grouping Author paterson katherine
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-23 04:24:19AM
Last Indexed 2019-03-20 04:42:05AM

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display_description Katherine Paterson is back - A new novel from the author of Bridge to Terabithia - based on a completely true historical event. A historical novel about a young Cuban teenager who volunteers for Fidel Castro's national literacy campaign that taught those throughout the impoverished countryside to read.
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subject_facet Child teachers -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Coming of age -- Fiction, Cuba -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Cuba -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Cuba -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Literacy -- Cuba -- History -- Fiction, Literacy -- Cuba -- Juvenile fiction, Literacy programs -- Cuba -- Fiction, Literacy programs -- Cuba -- Juvenile fiction, Rural poor -- Education -- Juvenile fiction, Teenage girls -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction
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title_full My brigadista year / Katherine Paterson
title_short My brigadista year
topic_facet Child teachers, Coming of age, Education, Historical fiction, History, Literacy, Literacy programs, Rural poor, Teenage girls