Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln
November 19, 2019
5.6 X 4.8 X 0.4 inches | 0.1 pounds
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About the Author
Margarita Engle is the Cuban American author of many books including the verse novels Your Heart, My Sky; With a Star in My Hand; The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor winner; and The Lightning Dreamer. Her verse memoirs include Soaring Earth and Enchanted Air, which received the Pura Belpré Award, a Walter Dean Myers Award Honor, and was a finalist for the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, among others. Her picture books include Drum Dream Girl; Dancing Hands; and The Flying Girl. Visit her at MargaritaEngle.com.
Rafael López, a four-time recipient of the Pura Belpre Illustrator Medal, grew up in Mexico City where he was immersed in the rich cultural heritage and native color of street life. To build community, López developed a mural style that works like a large scale paint by numbers. He has worked with hundreds of children, families, museums and community members to create murals that often reclaim blighted neighborhoods around the nation.
Almarie Guerra is a bilingual actor and voiceover artist based in Los Angeles. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the United States, she grew up reading incredible Latin American literature and developed a love for spoken word. Her professional experiences include audiobooks, theatre, commercials, television, and film, and she enjoys sharing her passion with listeners from all over the world. Her most important skill is being able to do a proper cartwheel.