Savion!: My Life in Tap

By Savion Glover & Bruce Weber

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Genre: Biography
Publisher: William Morrow Company 2000

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Inspiring story with insight into Savion Glover’s artistic process and what he learned at each stage, from his preschool drummer days to “Bring In da Noise, Bring In da Funk.”

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.