Dancing hands : how Teresa Carreño played the piano for President Lincoln
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- ISBN: 9781481487412 (ebook)
- ISBN: 148148740X
- ISBN: 9781481487405
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 
- Copyright: ©2019
|General Note:||Pura Belpre Illustrator winner, 2020|
|Summary, etc.:||Looks at the life and accomplishments of Teresa Carreño, one of the most famous pianist who, by age nine, performed for President Abraham Lincoln at the White House.|
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Pura Belpre Illustrator winner, 2020
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|Subject:||Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
Pianists United states Biography
Carreño, Teresa 1853-1917
Margarita Engle was the 2017¬&;2019 National Young People&;s Poet Laureate, and received the 2019 NSK Neustadt Prize. She is the Cuban American author of many verse novels, including Your Heart, My Sky; With a Star in My Hand; The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor winner; and The Lightning Dreamer, a PEN Literary Award for Young Adult Literature winner. Her verse memoirs include Soaring Earth and Enchanted Air, which received the Pura Belpré Award, a Walter Dean Myers Award Honor, and was a finalist for the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, among others. Her picture book Drum Dream Girl received the Charlotte Zolotow Award. Margarita was born in Los Angeles, but developed a deep attachment to her mother&;s homeland during childhood summers with relatives. She continues to visit Cuba as often as she can. Visit her at MargaritaEngle.com.
Rafael López was born and raised in Mexico, a place that has always influenced the vivid colors and shapes in his artwork. He now creates community-based mural projects around the world and illustrates acclaimed children&;s books including The Day You Begin, Bravo!, Drum Dream Girl,  We&;ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands, Book Fiesta!, and Dancing Hands. Rafael divides his time between Mexico and California. Visit him at RafaelLopez.com.