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Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck Margarita Engle

Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck

Margarita Engle

Published
ISBN : 9780805092400
Hardcover
160 pages
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 About the Book 

Quebrado has been traded from pirate ship to ship in the Caribbean Sea for as long as he can remember. The sailors he toils under call him el quebrado--half islander, half outsider, a broken one. Now the pirate captain Bernardino de Talavera usesMoreQuebrado has been traded from pirate ship to ship in the Caribbean Sea for as long as he can remember. The sailors he toils under call him el quebrado--half islander, half outsider, a broken one. Now the pirate captain Bernardino de Talavera uses Quebrado as a translator to help navigate the worlds and words between his mothers TaĆ­no Indian language and his fathers Spanish.But when a hurricane sinks the ship and most of its crew, it is Quebrado who escapes to safety. He learns how to live on land again, among people who treat him well. And it is he who must decide the fate of his former captors. Latino interest.