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Dancing Hands

Dancing Hands

How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln

Book - 2019
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Looks at the life and accomplishments of Teresa Carreño, one of the most famous pianist who, by age nine, performed for President Abraham Lincoln at the White House.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481487405
Branch Call Number: 786.2 Carreno
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: López, Rafael 1961-- Illustrator


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2020 winner. A story about Venezuelan born Teresa Carreño who started playing the piano as a very young girl and was writing songs by age six. Forced to flee Venezuela, she moved to New York, traveled to other cities to play the piano, and was invited to play for President Abraham Lincoln.

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