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I See the Rhythm

by Toyomi Igus

An overview of jazz from its African origins through to hip-hop. Each two-page section includes a prose poem, a historical timeline, and a painting.  

  • Topics African American History,
    20th-Century History
  • Age Groups Late Elementary: 4-6, Middle School, High School
  • Book Type Nonfiction
  • Award Coretta Scott King Award
  • Publisher Children's Book Press, 1998, San Francisco, CA
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Award Key

Caldecott Medal
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Newberry Medal
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Coretta Scott King Award
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
Golden Kite Award
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.


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