To Be a Drum
- 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 whispers to his two young listeners one morning the story of the 'drum', the pulse that has moved through the African people and through time and place.