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Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo
by Monica Brown and Rafael Lopez and Adriana Dominguez


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In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life. Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day.  Read more...


 
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More About Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo by Monica Brown; Rafael Lopez; Adriana Dominguez
 
 
 
Overview

In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life. Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day. From Spanish Harlem to the Grammy Awards--and all the beats in between--this is the true life story of a boy whose passion for music turned him into the "King of Mambo."

Award-winning author-illustrator duo Monica Brown and Rafael Lopez bring the remarkable story of this talented legend to life in this Pura Belpre Honor Book. Supports the Common Core State Standards.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780061227837
  • ISBN-10: 0061227838
  • Publisher: Rayo
  • Publish Date: March 2013
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 10.2 x 10.3 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds

Series: Pura Belpre Honor Books - Illustration Honor

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Music
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places - United States - Hispanic/Latino

 
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