I see the rhythm

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Children's Book Press, Feb 11, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Chronicles and captures poetically the history, mood, and movement of African American music. A celebration of African American music and the far-reaching impact it has had on the world, "I See the Rhythm" traces the progression of black music from its traditional roots in Africa to contemporary hip hop.

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Review: I See the Rhythm

User Review  - Madison - Goodreads

This book is a must read for all. It is a wonderful story about African Americans and their music through the eyes of the author. The illustrations in this book are fantastic. They look like they are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leah Gerber - Goodreads

The illustrations in this book are extremely colorful and vibrant. Wood uses blue, orange, purple, red, green, etc. There are also many different patterns and textures. The words also have color and ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Toyomi Igus is the author and editor of several books for children, including Two Mrs. Gibsons and the award-winning books Going Back Home and I See the Rhythm. A former Editor and Publications Director for UCLA's Center for African American studies, Toyomi has been honored for her work in promoting literacy among children. She lives in Los Angeles, California.