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To Be a Drum

Read by: James Earl Jones
  • Written by: Evelyn Coleman
  • Illustrated by: Aminah Robinson
  • Published by: Albert Whitman & Company
  • Read by: James Earl Jones
  • Suggested grade level: 2nd - 3rd
  • Run time: 7 minutes

Daddy Wes helps his children hear the rhythm of the earth. And with the rhythm begins a story of the "drum," the pulse which has moved through the African people and through time and place.