The Latin Music Scene: The Stars, The Fans, The Music
Sunday, May 20, 2012
by: Cristina Dominguez Ramirez

Section: Young Adult Book Reviews

April 2010 Newsletter

Reviewed by Cristina Dominguez Ramirez, Collection Librarian for Social & Behavioral Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Latino teenagers and others interested in Latin music will find this informative title a very fun and enjoyable read. Filled with photographs, information, and trivia about well-known Latin artists, this useful resource not only highlights current media but also details the beginnings of Latin music.  Teenagers will enjoy learning about the rich diversity of the singers and their musical styles and influences. Readers will also learn how Latin music has influenced American culture and singers. Included in the title are a chronology of Latin music and a glossary of terms. Recommended.
The Latin Music Scene: The Stars, The Fans, The Music. Erika Alexia Tsoukanelis. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2009. 48 pp. $23.93 (Hardcover). ISBN 978-0766033993. Grades 5-9. English.

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