Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music
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Annotation: 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.
Catalog Number: #600205667
Binding Type: Ebook
Special Formats: Ebook Ebook Downloadable Downloadable
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Copyright Date: 2015
Edition Date: c2015
Illustrator: Lopez, Rafael,
Pages: 48
Territory: North America
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-544-10228-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-544-10228-6
Dewey: E
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies:
Pura Belpre Award
School Library Journal Starred Review
ALA Booklist
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Word Count: 378
Reading Level: 4.2
Interest Level: K-3
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.2 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 173968 / grade: Lower Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:4.3 / points:1.0
Lexile: NP

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.