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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
"This is the story of DJ Kool Herc. The story of how he came to be a DJ, how kids in his neighborhood stopped fighting in order to break-dance, and how he invented a new kind of music that would change the world." --Jacket flap
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
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 910
  • AD 910
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
ML3930.K68
LC item number
H55 2013
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
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20089784
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781596435407
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012029746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20089784
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781596435407
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012029746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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