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Author Margarita Engle explores Cuban history in two new books for young readers

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"Your Heart. My Sky" and "Song of Fruta" by Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle, the celebrated author and poet who calls the Central Valley home, published two new books in 2021. The first, “Your Heart, My Sky,” is a young adult novel written in verse. The second is a children’s picture book titled “A Song of Frutas.” Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock spoke with her about how both books were inspired by her Cuban-American heritage.

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