Conoce a José Marti by Antonio Orlando Rodriguez. Jose Marti was barely 16 years old when he began to fight for the independence of his homeland through his writing. At 17 he was declared an enemy of Spain and sentenced to six years of prison and hard labor. But that did not stop him. Marti dedicated his life to defending Cuba s right to independence. Today he is remembered and honored as a man of integrity brilliant and courageous a lover of freedom and peace. Would you like to get to know Marti? Open this book and start reading! Great Hispanic biography for young readers.