Drum dream girl : how one girl's courage changed music / poem by Margarita Engle ; illustrations by Rafael López
- Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all-girl dance band she formed with her sisters.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical reference (page 39).
- Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2016
Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner, 2016
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