Martí's Song for Freedom/Martí y sus versos por la libertad
By Emma Otheguy
Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal
Written in verse, with excerpts from Martí’s seminal Versos sencillos, this biographical picture book traces Jose Marti’s life from his youth in Cuba to his exile in the United States and back to Cuba to fight for the revolution. It is a tribute to a brilliant political writer and courageous fighter for social justice.
9780892393756, © 2017
Ages 7–10, 2nd grade–5th grade