Music is a unifying element. This book introduces young readers to the heritage of the hip-hop they love.
Hill, Laban Carrick. When the Beat was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop. Illus. Theodore Taylor III. New York: Roaring Book, 2013. Print. Genre: Picture book Summary: Clive Campbell falls in love with music and dance parties while growing up in Jamaica. He moves to New York where he eventually becomes… Continue reading When the Beat was Born by Laban Carrick Hill