The Poetry of Secrets

Book review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Jewish persecution in medieval Spain dominates teen romance.

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age 13+

Full of passion for art, poetry, and indepedence

A beautiful and personal way to learn about the Spanish Inquisition, a period that is often glossed over in history lessons. Isabel Perez's passion for education and poetry and art and...Diego...clashes with her love for her family and her desire to protect them, as still-practicing Jews during a time when it was it was forbidden. A budding romance with details tame enough for young teens, keeps readers turning the page, while well-researched details of the era make the world feel tangible. Highly recommended for both teens and adults.

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