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The Resource ¡Mambo mucho mambo! : the dance that crossed color lines, Dean Robbins ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

¡Mambo mucho mambo! : the dance that crossed color lines, Dean Robbins ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Label
¡Mambo mucho mambo! : the dance that crossed color lines
Title
¡Mambo mucho mambo!
Title remainder
the dance that crossed color lines
Statement of responsibility
Dean Robbins ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Millie danced to jazz in her Italian neighborhood. Pedro danced to Latin songs in his Puerto Rican neighborhood. It was the 1940s in New York City, and they were forbidden to dance together . . . until first a band and then a ballroom broke the rules. Machito and His Afro-Cubans hit the scene with a brand-new sound, blending jazz trumpets and saxophones with Latin maracas and congas creating Latin jazz, music for the head, the heart, and the hips. Then the Palladium Ballroom issued a bold challenge to segregation and threw open its doors to all. Illustrated with verve and told through real-life characters who feature in an afterword, ¡Mambo Mucho Mambo! portrays the power of music and dance to transcend racial, religious, and ethnic boundaries."--
Assigning source
Amazon
Cataloging source
LPU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robbins, Dean
Dewey number
793.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1796.M3
LC item number
R63 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Velasquez, Eric
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mambo (Dance)
  • Music and race
  • Segregation
  • Latin jazz
  • Jazz
  • Dance
  • Performing arts
  • Music
  • Mambo (Dance)
  • Music and race
  • Segregation
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Performing Arts / Dance
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Music / Jazz
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino
  • Dance
  • Jazz
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Persons
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
¡Mambo mucho mambo! : the dance that crossed color lines, Dean Robbins ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1268476381
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781536206081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1268476381
Label
¡Mambo mucho mambo! : the dance that crossed color lines, Dean Robbins ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1268476381
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781536206081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1268476381

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