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My Mama Had A Dancing Heart

Written by Libba Moore Gray and illustrated by Raul Colon
Published by Scholastic
Goodreads Rating - 4.2 / 5.0
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Target Age
32
Pages
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Publisher Summary

A ballet dancer recalls how she and her mother would welcome each season with a dance outdoors

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Who Wrote My Mama Had A Dancing Heart

Who Illustrated My Mama Had A Dancing Heart

illustrator
Raul Colon

Raúl Colón has illustrated several highly acclaimed picture books, including Draw!; the New York Times bestselling Angela and the Baby Jesus by Frank McCourt; Susanna Reich’s José! Born to Dance; and Jill Biden’s Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops. Mr. Colón lived in Puerto Rico as a young boy and now resides in New City, New York, with his family.

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Did This Book Win Any Awards

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  • 1995 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0531094707
ISBN 13:
9780531094709
Publication Date:
September 1, 1995