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Your Heart My Sky

Your Heart, My Sky: Love in a Time of Hunger

Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Published:
2021

In 1991, during Cuba’s el período especial en tiempos de paz — the special period in times of peace — Liana and Amado find love after their severe hunger gives both courage to risk government retribution by skipping a summer of labor to seek food. 

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