Danza!: Amalia Hernández and Mexico’s Folkloric Ballet

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Danza!: Amalia Hernández and Mexico’s Folkloric Ballet

by Duncan Tonatiuh

First Release:

October 2017

ISBN: 9781419725326

As a child, Amalia Hernández watched a group of dancers in the town square. The way they stomped and swayed and moved to the rhythm of the beat inspired her. She knew she would become a dancer one day. Author’s note. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Full-color hand-drawn illustrations, collaged digitally.

  • ISBN: 9781419725326
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Abrams
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 9" x 11"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.3, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 980L
    Awards & Honors: 2018 Américas Award Winner
    Booklist Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction for Older and Middle Readers: 2018
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: The Arts
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017
    New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2017
    Genre: Nonfic
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