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Hardcover Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carre?o Played the Piano for President Lincoln Book

ISBN: 148148740X

ISBN13: 9781481487405

Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carre?o Played the Piano for President Lincoln

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A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019 In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael L pez tell the story of Teresa Carre o, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln. As a little girl, Teresa Carre o loved to let her hands dance across the beautiful keys of the piano. If she felt sad, music cheered her up, and when she was happy, the piano helped her share that joy. Soon she was writing her own songs and performing...

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A Gem

This wonderful biography tells the story of an incredible immigrant child with an amazing gift for music. In a lovely vignette, she plays for a President consumed with the cares of war time and brings him some joy. A wonderful read aloud and great addition to women’s history month resources, as well as a superb example of how immigrants enrich our country.
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