boogie in the bronx
by jackie azúa kramer
illustrated by jana glatt
performed by sol y canto
This bilingual counting book uses bold primary colors to depict the diversity and joy of the Bronx” – Foreword Reviews
Joining Barefoot’s singalong collection, this upbeat story depicts residents of a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx, New York, who are dancing down to their neighborhood block party. From samba-dancing nurses to reggaeton-loving firefighters, this unique song-story introduces 10 kinds of Latin, Afro-Latin, and African American dance and music from throughout the Americas. Readers can count along in English and Spanish as they visit each floor of the building!
Types of dance featured:
Tango, Salsa, Reggaeton, Samba, Cumbia, Mambo, Hip-hop, Rumba, Merengue, Conga
click the video to sing-a-long with the book!