Following on from 2010’s best-selling Beginner’s Guide to African Funk comes the Beginner’s Guide to African Blues – an essential primer to the African Blues and Desert Blues scenes that have dominated world music in recent years. Featuring Afro-Blues legends such as Ali Farka Toure & Boubacar Traore, the new school of Afro-superstars such as Toumani Diabate & Rokia Traoré plus global-Afro-fusionists such as Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara & Dub Colossus, Beginner’s Guide to African Blues tells the story of African Blues in the 21st century.
Reading Sketch Starter is a three-level reading series designed for young readers. This series helps students with a basic understanding of phonics to easily read simple passages. Reading Sketch Starter's systematically designed curriculum develops students reading abilities through the use of fundamental vocabulary and sentence patterns. In addition, the series decodable words and high frequency words help students become more confident readers. With Reading Sketch Starter, students will develop their reading comprehension skills, enhance their reading fluency, and most importantly learn to enjoy reading.