Beverly Gandara’s Concrete Wings brings to light the oppression brought on by communism as well as the extreme hardships suffered by Cubans during this era. Readers are introduced to the effects of Castro’s policies on the Cuban people as seen through the eyes of a teenage boy. The world is full of strange and marvelous people and this story introduces the reader to several memorable ones. This delightfully entertaining yet poignant tale will stay with readers long after the last page has been turned. Recommended for home and school libraries, Concrete Wings has earned the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.
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