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Tito Puente, Mambo King

Tito Puente, Rey Del Mambo
Brown, Monica (Book - 2013)
Tito Puente, Mambo King
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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. 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 López bring the remarkable story of this talented legend to life in this Pura Belpré Honor Book. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
Authors: Brown, Monica, 1969-
Title: Tito Puente, Mambo King
Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo
Publisher: New York, NY :, Rayo,, [2013]
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages :,color illustrations ;,27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: a bilingual picture book by Monica Brown ; illustrated by Rafael López ; translated by Adriana Dominguez
Notes: Translation of: Tito Puente, mambo king
Additional Contributors: Brown, Monica (Tito Puente, mambo king) 1969-
Domínguez, Adriana Translator
López, Rafael 1961-, Illustrator
Alternate Title: Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo
ISBN: 0061227838
Branch Call Number: SPANISH j 781.63 PUENTE 2013
Other Language: Parallel text in English and Spanish = Textos paralelos en inglés y español
Subject Headings: Libros bilingües. bidex Salsa musicians United States Biography Juvenile literature Puente, Tito, 1923-2000 Juvenile literature
Genre/Form: Bilingual books
Topical Term: Spanish language edition
Libros bilingües
Salsa musicians
LCCN: 2012025493
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Fully bilingual bright story about Ernest Anthony Puente Jr. ( Tito), "Godfather of Salsa and "King of Mambo" . Tito's fame crossed musical and national borders, but it all started in Spanish Harlem...

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