This contemporary title explores trends in hip-hop dance in today\'s health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of hip-hop dance, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in their life. A variety of hip-hop dances, including breaking, popping, locking, and video/pop style are presented, along with popular dances or moves that became famous, like the Dougie, the Harlem Shake, and the Walk it Out. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Trends in Hip-Hop" title has been developed to encourage young readers to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.