Happy Feet: The Savoy Ballroom Lindy Hoppers and Me (Hardcover)

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By Richard Michelson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
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Description


On March 12, 1926, the doors of the Savoy Ballroom swung open in Harlem. It was a night to remember, when blacks and whites, rich and poor, all came together to dance!

This inspiring story of the world-famous dancing palace and home of the Lindy Hoppers is told from a father to his son, Happy Feet. It's Happy Feet's favorite story--after all, he was born on the very night the Savoy opened. And he hopes that one day he'll make his own dancing debut at the legendary ballroom . . . because with a lot of hard work and a little Savoy magic, anything is possible.

Includes an author's note with biographies of Swing-Era dancers.

About the Author


RICHARD MICHELSON is a prizewinning poet and author of several other picture books, including Ten Times Better, illustrated by Leonard Baskin. He is the owner of R. Michelson Galleries and lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780152050573
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: November 1st, 2005
Pages: 32