Drum Dream Girl : How One Girl's Courage Changed Music

Drum Dream Girl : How One Girl's Courage Changed Music
ISBN: 9780544102293
Publication Date: 31 March 2015

In this picture book bursting with vibrance and rhythm, a girl dreams of playing the drums in 1930s Cuba, when the music-filled island had a taboo against female drummers. AGES: 4-8 AUTHOR: Rafael Lopez grew up in Mexico City, where he was immersed in the rick cultural heritage and colour of street life. His vibrant picture books include Tito Puente, Mambo King and My Name is Celia, both written by Monica Brown, and Book Fiesta! by Pat Mora. He has received the Pura Belpre and Americas awards multiple times. An acclaimed muralist, he has designed community-based mural projects nationwide. Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American poet and novelist whose work has been published in many countries. Her many acclaimed books include Silver People, The Lightning Dreamer, The Wild Book, and The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor Book. She is a several-time winner of the Pura Belpre and Americas awards, as well as other prestigious honours. Colour illustrations

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