Illustrated by: Kristi Valiant

Published by: Dial/Penguin, 2017

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Feel the Beat!: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing



Our teacher says, “First…

Feel the beat

in your feet,

in your heart.

Then you start.

Take a turn.

Soon you’ll learn

what is hot,

what is not.

Don’t be shy.

Come on, try.

In this class,

show some sass.”

So I do.

Take my cue,

take my chance.

Salsa dance!