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If I Only Had a Horn: Young Louis Armstrong

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4 out of 5
Based on 19 Ratings and 8 Reviews

Book Description
Roxane Orgill's vivid words and Leonard Jenkins's dramatic pictures combine to tell the story of a boy who grew up to be a giant of jazz - the legendary and beloved Louis Armstrong. As a poor boy in New Orleans, where music was everywhere - dancing out of doorways, singing on streetcorners, crying from the cornet of the great Joe Oliver for all to hear - Louis longed for a horn so that he too coul... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100395759196
ISBN-13978-0395759196
Publication Date09/29/1997
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About Roxane Orgill (Author) : Roxane Orgill is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Roxane Orgill include Footwork: The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire, Shout, Sister, Shou... more
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About Leonard Jenkins (Illustrator) : Leonard Jenkins is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Leonard Jenkins include Sweet Land of Liberty, Champions on the Bench, The Best ... more
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