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In this fourth chapter book starring Rafi and Rosi, the curious, fun-loving tree frog siblings explore the bomba, plena, and salsa music traditions of their home island, Puerto Rico.
In this new book in the popular Dive Into Reading: Rafi and Rosi chapter book series, Rafi and his younger sister, Rosi, are excited to learn about and participate in the traditional forms of music of their native Puerto Rico. They drum and dance to the rolling and rippling beats of bomba instruments. They sing and sway with the rhythms of plena songs. And they atten...arty where they eat paella and warm corn fritters and dance to the hot, spicy beat of la salsa!
Engaging and informative, the book is perfect for independent readers in grades 1 and 2. Children will enjoy joining Rafi and Rosi on their new adventures while they learn about Puerto Rico's musical traditions and culture.
Author: Lulu Delacre
Publisher: Children's Book Press (CA)
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.20h x 6.30w x 0.30d
Audience: Ages 4-8
About the Author
LULU DELACRE, a three-time Pura Belpré Award honoree, is the illustrator of numerous award-winning books, several of which she also wrote or compiled. Her books range from picture books to chapter books to YA novels. Delacre was born and grew up in Puerto Rico, where she loved to draw pictures, catch lizards, and listen to the song of the coquíes, tiny tree frogs. Her childhood experiences were the inspiration for Rafi and Rosi and their adventures. Delacre and her husband live in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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