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Grandma's Records (2001)

Author: Eric Velasquez [link to author's website]
Publisher: Walker Children's
Number of pages: 32 pages

Every summer, Eric goes to live with his grandmother in El Barrio (Spanish Harlem) while his parents work. Through the long, hot days, Grandma fills her apartment with blaring horns and conga drums of bomba y merenguethe music she grew up with in Puerto Rico sharing her memories and passions with Eric.

ISBN 13: 978-0802776600
Reading Level (grade): 4.4
Reading Level (A-Z): R