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Who Was Louis Armstrong?

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Based on 22 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description
If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs? Home who gave him a cornet, promoted him to band leader, and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New Orleans neighborhood called Storyville. But it was Louis Armstrong?s own passion and genius that pushed jazz into new and exciting realms with his amaz... More
Book Information
PublisherGrosset & Dunlap
BindingPaperback (9 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages112
ISBN-100448433680
ISBN-13978-0448433684
Publication Date12/29/2004
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About Yona Zeldis Mcdonough (Author) : I am the author of 18 books for children, including "The Doll With the Yellow Star," which won the Once Upon A World Award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center in LA. I live in Brooklyn, NY with my husban... more
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About John O'Brien (Illustrator) : John O'Brien is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of John O'Brien include My Life with the Chimpanzees, Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Wa... more
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About Nancy Harrison (Illustrator) : Nancy Harrison is a published illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Nancy Harrison include Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was...?), Who Is Neil Armstrong? (Who Was...?), Who... more
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