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Author Engle, Margarita.
Title Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music / poem by Margarita Engle ; illustrations by Rafael López.
Publication Info. Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Easy  Juv-E E    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical reference (page [39]).
Subject Drummers (Musicians) -- Juvenile fiction.
Dance music -- Juvenile fiction.
Sex role -- Juvenile fiction.
Cuba -- History -- 1909-1933 -- Juvenile fiction.
Added Author López, Rafael, 1961- illustrator.
Added Title How one girl's courage changed music
ISBN 9780544102293
0544102290