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Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music / poem by Margarita Engle ; illustrations by Rafael López.

Engle, Margarita, (author.). López, Rafael, 1961- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre ENGL 2015 (Text) 35200000729512 Childrens Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544102293
  • ISBN: 0544102290
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.

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Summary, etc.:
Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all-girl dance band she formed with her sisters.
Subject: Zaldarriaga, Millo Castro > Juvenile fiction.
Drummers (Musicians) > Juvenile fiction.
Dance music > Juvenile fiction.
Sex role > Juvenile fiction.
Cuba > History > 1909-1933 > Juvenile fiction.

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