Jose: Born to Dance by Susanna Reich is a beautiful and enchanting biography of one of the world's greatest dancers and choreographers. Jose Limon was born in Mexico in 1908. As a boy, he grew up listening to the sounds of his native land; his mother's lullabies, his pet canary's twitterings, and the roar of the crowd in the bull fighting ring. The sounds of his world became a vital part of his being. As an adult, he longed to express, 'the music in his soul'. He found a way through dance. Learn of Jose's journey to the United States and throughout the world to share his unique gift. This is an easy-to-read biography about a man who dreamed of making a difference.
Similar authors: Amy Nathan ; Carol Saller; Cunxin Li; June Feldman; Mary R. Dunn
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Awards won: Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award
Date read: 7/14/2010