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Author:
Burleigh Robert
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A story of Miles Davis as a teenager searching for Charlie Parker in New York City.
Author:
George R. Crisp
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This biography follows the career and life of Miles Davis:from his childhood to adulthood and his musical growth along the way.
Author:
Jonah Winter
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Tells the story of Benny Goodman growing up in Chicago, and how his family helped him fufill his dream to play the clarinet.
Author:
Sherry Ayazi-Hashjin
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
The author traces rap and hip-hop back to African music roots (drumming and the griot) to America and the blues, spirituals, and jazz.
Author:
Sharon Bell Mathis
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This illustrated biography tells the story of Ray Charles from his childhood to age 4. It captures Ray’s feelings along his way to stardom.
Author:
Savion Glover
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Genre:
Biography
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.”
Author:
Alan Governar
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A personal account of the Jazz Age, the Harlem Renaissance, the Savoy Ballroom, and Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, through the eyes of Norman Miller.
Author:
Carole Boston Weatherford
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
An overview of the evolution of jazz and jazz styles told in poetry. Each page includes a four-line poem and full-page illustration.
Author:
Pam Munoz Ryan
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture book that tells the story of Marian Anderson, including the successes and challenges she found in the United States and abroad.
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