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The Resource When the beat was born : DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop, Laban Carrick Hill ; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III

When the beat was born : DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop, Laban Carrick Hill ; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III

Label
When the beat was born : DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop
Title
When the beat was born
Title remainder
DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop
Statement of responsibility
Laban Carrick Hill ; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An introduction to pioneering DJ Clive Campbell describes how he devised new ways of playing music between dance songs, sharing insight into his youth in 1970s Jamaica and the Bronx, and how his musical achievements helped counter gang violence
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
  • John Steptoe Award for New Talent, Illustrator Category, 2014.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2014.
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award, 2016.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10228516
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 782.421649092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop
Label
When the beat was born : DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop, Laban Carrick Hill ; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Control code
810273533
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781596435407
Lccn
2012029746
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)810273533
Label
When the beat was born : DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop, Laban Carrick Hill ; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Control code
810273533
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781596435407
Lccn
2012029746
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)810273533

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