A blog for reviewing YA, children's, classics and whatever I feel like.
Also for discussing developments in the the book world, specifically in the St. Paul, Minnesota.
Thursday, May 13, 2010
The Firefly Letters
Author: Margarita Engle Review Writer: Book Girl This book is set in the time when Cuba still had slaves. Fredrika is from Sweden. When she comes to Cuba she thinks it is Paradise. Except for the slaves. The women in Cuba have a lot of rules the Fredrika doesn't follow, such as covering your head from the moon. She and a girl who lives in Cuba called Elena have a plan to free Cecilia, a slave. Will it work?