Jam, Too?

Illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara
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On sale Feb 27, 2024 | 32 Pages | 9780593323762
Lustrous illustrations and a rhythmic text featuring a cumulative list of sounds bring to life the thrill of an impromptu jam session and the joy of making music together.

A drum circle is forming on the beach, and one fascinated child would love to join in. Soon there’s everything from a conga’s pat-a-pat-a, pat pat to some bongos’ taka taka, ta ta—and it looks like so much fun! But what do you do when you don’t have a drum? Well, when you let the music move you, you just might find other ways to jam, too!
JaNay Brown-Wood, PhD (janaybrownwood.com), is an award-winning children’s author, poet, educator, and scholar. Her previous books include Imani’s Moon, winner of the NAESP Children’s Book of the Year Award, and Grandma’s Tiny House: A Counting Story!, winner of the CELI Read Aloud Book Award. She lives in Sacramento, California.

Jacqueline Alcántara (jacquelinealcantara.com) is the award-winning illustrator of The Field and Climb On! (both by Baptiste Paul), Freedom Soup (by Tami Charles), Jump at the Sun (by Alicia D. Williams), and Your Mama (by NoNieqa Ramos), a finalist for the Kirkus Prize. Her books have been named Best Books of the Year by Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Shelf Awareness, and The Horn Book, among others. She draws and teaches illustration in Chicago, Illinois.
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Lustrous illustrations and a rhythmic text featuring a cumulative list of sounds bring to life the thrill of an impromptu jam session and the joy of making music together.

A drum circle is forming on the beach, and one fascinated child would love to join in. Soon there’s everything from a conga’s pat-a-pat-a, pat pat to some bongos’ taka taka, ta ta—and it looks like so much fun! But what do you do when you don’t have a drum? Well, when you let the music move you, you just might find other ways to jam, too!

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JaNay Brown-Wood, PhD (janaybrownwood.com), is an award-winning children’s author, poet, educator, and scholar. Her previous books include Imani’s Moon, winner of the NAESP Children’s Book of the Year Award, and Grandma’s Tiny House: A Counting Story!, winner of the CELI Read Aloud Book Award. She lives in Sacramento, California.

Jacqueline Alcántara (jacquelinealcantara.com) is the award-winning illustrator of The Field and Climb On! (both by Baptiste Paul), Freedom Soup (by Tami Charles), Jump at the Sun (by Alicia D. Williams), and Your Mama (by NoNieqa Ramos), a finalist for the Kirkus Prize. Her books have been named Best Books of the Year by Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Shelf Awareness, and The Horn Book, among others. She draws and teaches illustration in Chicago, Illinois.
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