Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Non-Fiction
Savion: My Life in Tap

Savion: My Life in Tap

Spring 2000 Non-Fiction
Ages: 10 & Up
Author: Savion Glover
Author: Bruce Weber
Publisher: Morrow
ISBN: 0-688-15629-0
Hardcover Price: $19.95
Savion is an acknowledged genius of tap-dancing who has won over the younger generation by dancing to contemporary music. His influence has overcome the whiff of black-faced vaudeville that caused tap-dancing to seem dated. The format of the book, with words seemingly tapping across the pages, brings a noisy, quick-moving artist successfully to life in a quiet, static art form - the book.
Kemie Nix   ©2000 Parents' Choice
Kemie Nix is Chairman of Children's Literature for Children (CLC), a non-profit, tax-exempt, educational organization dedicated to bringing children and books together. Mrs. Nix, a senior book editor for Parents' Choice, has a remarkable sense of selecting books children love to read.

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