Tito Puente, Mambo King

Tito Puente, Mambo King

Tito Puente, Rey Del Mambo

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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.

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, [2013]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780061227837
0061227838
Branch Call Number: j LANGUAGE SPANISH 784.4818 PUENTE T
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: López, Rafael 1961-
Alternative Title: Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo

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