When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596435407
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication date: 08/27/2013
Series: Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe Award for New Talent
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 148,182
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: AD770L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Laban Carrick Hill is the author of America Dreaming: How Youth Changed America in the 60s, Harlem Stomp!: A Cultural History of the Harlem Renaissance, which was a National Book Award finalist, and Dave the Potter, a Caldecott Honor book, illustrated by Bryan Collier. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.

Theodore Taylor III is an artist, designer, and photographer living in Washington, D.C. When the Beat Was Born is his first picture book.

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