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Juba This, Juba That

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ISBN-10: 0887769756

ISBN-13: 9780887769757

Edition: 2011

Authors: Helaine Becker, Ron Lightburn

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Traditional #x1C;juba#x1D; rhythms have a long history. They originated in Nigeria as hand-clapping games. People who were brought to the New World as slaves fought hard to keep their culture alive against terrible odds. They transformed #x1C;juba#x1D; rhythms into work songs that were passed down orally. Juba This, Juba That is based on one of the most popular songs. With its strong beat and read-along repetition, it will delight small children. Along with all the fun there#x19;s also fascinating history and concepts including opposites and prepositions. Children will have fun discovering the story told in the art about a boy named Juba who follows a mysterious yellow cat on a magical,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Tundra Books, Incorporated/Livres Toundra, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/13/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 24
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Sharon Jennings is a language arts editor, children's drama teacher, and children's author. Her previous works include No Monsters Here with Ruth Ohi and the award-winning Jeremiah and Mrs. Ming books. She lives in Toronto.Ron Lightburn is a multiple award-winning illustrator of several books for children, including How Smudge Came (1996 Mr. Christie Book Award) and Waiting for the Whales (1992 Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration). He lives in Kentville, Nova Scotia.