Drum Dream Girl
Publisher’s promotional video about the book: Drum Music and book images:
Drum Dream Girl Read Aloud
Book Review, with useful information about artist’s process
Interview with the Author, with focus on her book, Silver People
Blog Interview with Illustrator
The Art of Cuban Culture. Useful summaries and brief histoires of visual and performing arts styles of Cuba.
Cuba Info (German website)
9 Dishes To Make You Fall For Cuban Cuisine
Cuba Country Profile - National Geographic Kids
Cuba Travel Guide with some interesting notes on history
Cuba | Welcome to Cuba | CARIBBEANTRAVEL.COM
Cuba Guide -- National Geographic
A Day in the Life of Havana. Some lovely images, though narrative content about political situation is a bit dated (2011).
The History of US-Cuban Relations
Music of Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
History of Cuban Music - Boogalu Productions
How to Play Bongo Drums: Basic Martillo for Beginners!
Bongo drums -- Johnny “Dandy” Rodriguez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Er15X9-QZd4
Tito Puente—Oye Como Va
Book about the inspiration for Drum Dream Girl, Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, and her band
Anacaona - Millo Castro Zaldarriaga. Audio recording with photograph of the band.
Lecuona Cuban Boys - Anacaona (Vocal Refrain: Alberto Rabagliati)
Espiritu Burlon, by Anacaona, The Buena Vista Sisters Club. Audio recording and photographs.
Mambo Mambi, by Anacaona, The Buena Vista Sisters Club. Audio recording with videos of Cuba street scenes and photographs of the band.
Audiovisual Resources for Cuban Music
Michael Bakan is an ethnomusicologist and author of World Music: Traditions and Transformations, a well-received introductory text to world music.
The Chi Chi Wa Song - Cuban style
When I’m Gone | video for Anna Kendrick song featuring alternative percussion
Cuba's Exemplary Arts for Social Change Programs
Book Discussion Guide
Classroom activities to support teachers and Common Core State Standards based on Margarita Engle's books
TeachingBooks.net | Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music. Includes readings by author and illustrator and name pronunciations for both.
The Classroom Bookshelf: Book review and teaching activities