I Got the Rhythm

Citation: Schofield-Morrison, C. (2014). I Got the Rhythm. New York: Bloomsbury. I got the rhythm

Ages: 0 – 8

Grades: PreK – 2nd

Description: In I Got the Rhythm, a young girl and her mother go for a walk in a park in their vibrant, urban community. As they walk, the girl notices the rhythm of everything around her. She smells it, sees it, and hears it. The book ends with a gigantic dance party with everyone in the community.

Uses: The bright images and playful text of I Got the Rhythm makes this book a great choice for a young child or toddler storytime. Librarians can engage students by asking them to act out the different dances and movements on each page. This book is also idea for a storytime or program that incorporates many different dances and songs. Each song and dance can be a continuation of the story.

Review Sources:

I GOT THE RHYTHM. (2014). Kirkus Reviews, 82(9), 107-108.

Tags: diversity, differently-abled, music

Published by

Faith Burns

Sch of Inform and Libr Science