Tapping Feet (Hardcover)
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Slap Flap Tap What's that sound? That's the sound of Tap In the 1800s, African and Irish Americans found that they had something in common: Both cultures shared a love of dance. As people came together in New York City, the dance style "Tap" grew with each new dancer. New ideas and new moves were inspired by their personal cultures. Read along to hear about the blending of Irish and African backgrounds, and of course keep an ear out for Slaps, Flaps, and lots and lots of Taps.
About the Author
Moira Rose Donohue began writing for children after her defection from the practice of banking law. Since then, she has published over 35 books for children. Most of what she writes is nonfiction--the truth and nothing but! Several of her titles have been Junior Library Guild selections and received starred reviews from Booklist and School Library Journal. An Irish American, Moira was born and raised in New York City. She now lives full-time with her dog in St. Petersburg, FL, where she enjoys hockey, opera and of course, her tap-dancing class.