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[44.76 MiB] Dancing Hands books by Margarita Engle

Dancing Hands
Title:Dancing Hands
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Category:Biography, Books, Kids, Social Studies
Winner of the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book

In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael López tell the story of Teresa Carreño, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln.

As a little girl, Teresa Carreño 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 in grand cathedrals. Then a revolution in Venezuela forced her family to flee to the United States. Teresa felt lonely in this unfamiliar place, where few of the people she met spoke Spanish. Worst of all, there was fighting in her new home, too—the Civil War.

Still, Teresa kept playing, and soon she grew famous as the talented Piano Girl who could play anything from a folk song to a sonata. So famous, in fact, that President Abraham Lincoln wanted her to play at the White House! Yet with the country torn apart by war, could Teresa’s music bring comfort to those who needed it most?
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  • Le Visage des Ténèbres (Les Mystères de Zoe Prime — Tome 6)
  • Le Réveil (Les Enquêtes de Riley Page – Tome 14)
  • Avant qu’il ne ressente (Un mystère Mackenzie White – Volume 6)
  • Le Visage de la Rage (Les Mystères de Zoe Prime — Tome 5)
  • Sans Coup Ferir (Une enquête de Riley Paige — Tome 9)
  • Piège Mortel (Les Origines de Riley Paige -- Tome 3)
  • Le visiteur du vendredi
  • Le Train en Marche (Une Enquête de Riley Paige — Tome 12)
  • Réaction en Chaîne (Une Enquête de Riley Paige – Tome 2)
  • Une offre groupée Mystère Kate Wise : Si Elle Voyait (volume 2) et Si Elle Courait (volume 3)
  • Manque (Les Enquêtes de Riley Page – Tome 16)
  • Si elle entendait (Un mystère Kate Wise—Volume 7)
  • A Trace of Murder (A Keri Locke Mystery--Book #2)
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  • Once Taken (a Riley Paige Mystery—Book 2)
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