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Dancing Hands

How Teresa Carreno Played the Piano for President Lincoln

Dancing Hands( )
Author: Engle, Margarita
Illustrator: López, Rafael
ISBN:978-1-4814-8740-5
Publication Date:Aug 2019
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
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In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael López tell the story of Teresa Carreño, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln. As a little girl, Teresa Carreño loved to let her hands dance across the beautiful keys of the piano. If she felt sad, music cheered her up, and when she was happy, the piano helped her share that joy. Soon she was writing her own songs and performing in grand cathedrals. Then a revolution in Venezuela...
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Engle, Margarita (Author)
Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American poet and novelist. Her books include The Wild Book, Tropical Secrets, The Firefly Letters, The Lightning Dreamer, When You Wander, Mountain Dog, and Silver People. She has received several awards including the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, the Pura Belpré Award, the Américas Award, and the Claudia Lewis Poetry Award for The Surrender Tree and the Pura Belpré Award and the Américas Award for The Poet Slave of Cuba.

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