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Date:
August 11, 2018
Time:
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location:
Story Time Room, Children's Department
Address:
1139 Highland Ave
Needham, MA 02492

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Family Book Club for K-2nd graders - Topic: Musician Books **REGISTRATION REQUIRED**

Saturday, August 11

Ella Fitzgerald: Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Brian Pinkney and Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist by Susan Wood, illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh.
Read these two picture book biographies. Learn about their musical contributions, listen to their music, and make your own shakers and crazy instruments! Snack included! Books available at the Children’s Desk.
This book club meets every few weeks and examines a new topic related to this summer’s Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program. *
*Registration is requested. Please attend and participate with your child.
Sponsored by the Needham Free Public Library.

This Week’s Topic and Books: Latin Drumming!

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Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music
by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael Lopez

 
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Tito Puente, Mambo King by Monica Brown, illustrated by Rafael Lopez.


Read the two picture book biographies about well-known musician Tito Puente and Cuban woman drummer Millo Zaldarriaga. Learn about their musical contributions, listen to some music, and make your own percussion instruments! Snack included!