Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo
Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo
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Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo

Written by Monica Brown & illustrated by Rafael López
Published by HarperCollins Espanol
Prices as of May 9

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In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king’s life. Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day. From Spanish Harlem to the Grammy Awards–and all the beats in between–this is the true life story of a boy whose passion for music turned him into the King of Mambo. Award-winning author-illustrator duo Monica Brown and Rafael López bring the remarkable story of this talented legend to life in this Pura Belpré Honor Book. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780061227837
    Publication Date
    March 5, 2013
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    18
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2012025493
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0061227838
    Lexile® Level
    620L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~O
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.7
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    156973
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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