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Music & Dance

Trombone Shorty
Andrews, Troy
The Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award-winning picture book biography from Grammy-nominated musician Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and celebrated illustrator Bryan Collier

"Who's that playing out there?" Bo Diddley asked the New Orleans crowd. It was a small child...

Item No. 9781419714658
$17.95
Alvin Ailey (paperback)
Pinkney, Andrea
"This markedly talented husband-and-wife team offers a warm profile of dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey . . . intertwining Ailey's alleged thoughts and conversations with facts about his childhood, his introduction to the world of dance . . . and his founding of the Alvin Ailey American Dance...
Item No. 9780786810772
$5.99
By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, Father of Gospel Music
Weatherford, Carole Boston
A stirring picture book biography from award-winning duo Carole Boston Weatherford and Bryan Collier, about gospel composer and preacher Charles Albert Tindley, best known for the gospel hymn "We'll Understand It Better By and By."

At a time when most African Americans were still...

Item No. 9781534426368
$17.99
Charlie Parker Played Be Bop (Softcover)
Raschka, Chris
Ever hear of Charlie Parker? The great jazz saxophone player? If you have or if you haven't, it's okay. Look at this board book and you'll hear Charlie Parker; you'll hear music in your mind. Be bop. Fisk, fisk. Lollipop. Boomba, boomba. Look. That's Charlie swinging and spinning all over the pages...
Item No. 9780531070956
$6.99
Dancing in the Wings-PB
Allen, Debbie

Sassy is a long-legged girl who always has something to say. She wants to be a ballerina more than anything, but she worries that her too-large feet, too-long legs, and even her big mouth will keep her from her dream. When a famous director comes to visit her class, Sassy does her best to get...

Item No. 9780142501412
$7.99
Danza: Amalia Hernández and Mexico's Folkloric Ballet
Tonatiuh, Duncan

Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hernández, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folklórico de México.

As a child, Amalia Hernández saw a pair of dancers in the town square. The way they stomped and swayed to the rhythm of the beat inspired...

Item No. 9781419725326
$18.95
Emma & Julia Love Ballet - Autographed
McClintock, Barbara
Award-winning author/artist Barbara McClintock has created this enchanting picture book story that will charm every child with ballet dreams!Emma is little. Julia is big.They both love ballet.Emma takes ballet lessons. So does Julia.Emma is learning to be a ballerina. Julia is a professional...
Item No. 9780439894012
$18.99
Firebird
Copeland, Misty
In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work...
Item No. 9780399166150
$17.99
Happy Feet
Michelson, Richard
On March 12, 1926, the doors of the Savoy Ballroom swung open in Harlem. It was a night to remember, when blacks and whites, rich and poor, all came together to dance!

This inspiring story of the world-famous dancing palace and home of the Lindy Hoppers is told from a father to his son,...

Item No. 9780152050573
$16.00
Happy Feet - Autographed
Richard Michelson

Autographed by author Richard Michelson

On March 12, 1926, the doors of the Savoy Ballroom swung open in Harlem. It was a night to remember, when blacks and whites, rich and poor, all came together to dance!

This inspiring story of the world-famous...

Item No. AUTORM5
$16.00
Hip Hop Alphabet
Abrams, Howie
Yo Gabba Gabba! meets Yo! MTV Raps in this lively and educational book for young children learning the alphabet--and their hip-hop-loving parents.

Take a wondrous alphabetical journey through the glorious history of hip-hop in this kid-friendly introduction to the music...

Item No. 9781682618660
$14.99
Hip Hop Alphabet 2
Abrams, Howie
Take another wondrous alphabetical journey through the glorious history of hip-hop in this follow-up to the beloved Hip-Hop Alphabet.

Featuring clever rhymes and graffiti-style drawings by legendary artist Kaves, Hip-Hop Alphabet 2 uses the twenty-six letters of the...

Item No. 9781682618455
$14.99
How Do You Dance? (Board Book)
Heder, Thyra
Get ready to bop, bounce, and shake with this board book edition ofthe hit picture book from the acclaimed author of Alfie and Fraidyzoo

There are so many ways to dance! You can jiggle or wiggle or stomp. You can bop or bounce or go completely nuts. You can dance at...

Item No. 9781419751820
$8.99
If I Only Had a Horn: Young Louis Armstrong
Orgill, Roxane

Roxane Orgill's vivid words and Leonard Jenkins's dramatic pictures combine to tell the story of a boy who grew up to be a giant of jazz--the legendary and beloved Louis Armstrong. As a poor boy in New Orleans, where music was everywhere--dancing out of doorways, singing on street corners,...

Item No. 9780618250769
$6.95
Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin
Newman, Tracy

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Honor

This picture-book biography of violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman will inspire young readers to follow the melody within themselves

A 2021 Schneider Family Book Award Young Children Honor Book

Before becoming one of the greatest violinists of all time, Itzhak Perlman was simply a...

Item No. 9781419741104
$18.99
Jazz (paperback)
Myers, Walter Dean
There's a crazy syncopation /and it's tearing through the nation / and it's bringing sweet elation / to every single tune./ It's Jazz

One of TIME's 100 Best Children's Books of All Time

Fifteen poems, infused with the rhythm and wordplay of jazz music, are paired with...

Item No. 9780823421732
$12.99
Jazz - Autographed
Walter Dean Myers & Christopher Myers

There's a crazy syncopation /and it's tearing through the nation / and it's bringing sweet elation / to every single tune./ It's Jazz
 
Fifteen poems, infused with the rhythm and wordplay of jazz music, are paired with bold, stylized illustrations of performers and...

Item No. AUTOCM6
$18.95
Jazz Day
Orgill, Roxane
What happens when you invite as many jazz musicians as you can to pose for a photo in 1950s Harlem? Playful verse and glorious artwork capture an iconic moment for American jazz.

When Esquire magazine planned an issue to salute the American jazz scene in 1958, graphic designer Art...

Item No. 9780763669546
$18.99
John's Secret Dreams (Softcover)
Rappaport, Doreen
A picture book biography of one of the most iconic musicians of all time.

John Lennon's influence on music and culture is legendary. From a young age, he dreamed of fame and fortune. When he achieved it as one of the Beatles, he recognized the need for a deeper meaning. His inner search...

Item No. 9781484749623
$8.99
Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell
Alko, Selina

"Colors burst across each page, with layers of collage-work emphasizing the richness of Mitchell's influences and imagination. Will speak to readers just starting their own exploration of artistic expression. --Booklist (starred review)

Celebrate...

Item No. 9780062671295
$18.99
Jose! Born to Dance
Reich, Susanna

José! Born to Dance tells the story of a boy born in a small Mexican village who became one of the greatest dancers of all time--José Limón.

José was a boy with a song in his heart and a dance in his step. Born in Mexico in 1908, he came into the world kicking...

Item No. 9780689865763
$18.99
Josephine
Powell, Patricia Hruby
Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, Honor
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, Honor
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Nonfiction Honor
Parent's Choice Award
Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Children's Books of the Year List
Bologna Ragazzi Nonfiction Honor 2014...
Item No. 9781452103143
$17.99
Ketzel the Cat Who Composed
Newman, Leslea
A 2016 Association of Jewish Libraries Sydney Taylor Award Winner

A kitten's stroll down a keyboard leads to a celebrated one-minute composition in this charming portrait of a remarkable true friendship.

Moshe Cotel was a composer who lived in a noisy building on a...

Item No. 9780763665555
$16.99
Let Your Voice Be Heard: Life & Times of Peter Seeger
Silvey, Anita
Pete Seeger, the iconic folk musician and multiple Grammy winner, discovered early in life that what he wanted to do was make music. His amazing career as singer, songwriter, and banjo player spanned seven decades, and included both low points (being charged with contempt of Congress) and...
Item No. 9780547330129
$17.99
Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing-Autographed
Schubert, Leda

Autographed by Raúl Colón

Listen.
There was nobody like Pete Seeger.
Wherever he went, he got people singing.
With his head thrown back
and his Adam's apple bouncing,
picking his long-necked banjo
or strumming his twelve-string guitar,
Pete sang old songs,
new songs,
new...

Item No. 9781626722507
$17.99