Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music

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Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music
2015
Place Published: 
Boston
Publisher: 
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 
9780544102293
Edition: 
Description: 
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical reference.
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.
Author: 
poem by Margarita Engle ; illustrations by Rafael López
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