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

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 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0544102290 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: [35] p. : col., ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical reference.
Summary, etc.: Follows a young Cuban girl in the 1930s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there's 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: Drummers (Musicians) > Juvenile poetry.
Dance music > Juvenile poetry.
Girls > Cuba > Juvenile poetry.
Cuba > Juvenile poetry.

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