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Before John was a jazz giant: a song of John Coltrane

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Publisher:
Henry Holt,
Pub. Date:
2008.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description

Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the 1930s: preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of the household. These vivid noises shaped John's own sound as a musician. Carole Boston Weatherford and Sean Qualls have composed an amazingly rich hymn to the childhood of jazz legend John Coltrane.

Before John Was a Jazz Giant is a 2009 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book and a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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ISBN:
9780805079944
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 1090L
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subject_facet Coltrane, John, -- 1926-1967 -- Juvenile literature
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Picture books for children
Saxophonists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane
title_full Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
title_short Before John was a jazz giant :
title_sub a song of John Coltrane
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Jazz musicians
Picture books for children
Saxophonists