Wings in the Wild (Compact Disc)

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Wings in the Wild By Margarita Engle, Andre Bellido (Read by), Aida Reluzco (Read by) Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Andre Bellido (Read by), Aida Reluzco (Read by)
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This gorgeously romantic contemporary novel-in-verse from award-winning author Margarita Engle tells the inspiring love story of two teens fighting for climate action and human rights.Winged beings are meant to be free. And so are artists, but the Cuban government has criminalized any art that doesn't meet their approval. Soleida and her parents protest this injustice with their secret sculpture garden of chained birds. Then a hurricane exposes the illegal art, and her parents are arrested. Soleida escapes to Central America alone, joining the thousands of Cuban refugees stranded in Costa Rica while seeking asylum elsewhere. There she meets Dariel, a Cuban American boy whose enigmatic music enchants birds and animals--and Soleida. Together they work to protect the environment and bring attention to the imprisoned artists in Cuba. Soon they discover that love isn't about falling--it's about soaring together to new heights. But wings can be fragile, and Soleida and Dariel come from different worlds. They are fighting for a better future--and the chance to be together.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781797156835
ISBN-10: 1797156837
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Publication Date: April 18th, 2023
Language: English