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Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

Written by Katheryn Russell-Brown & illustrated by Frank Morrison
Published by Lee & Low Books
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Jan 1, 2014
Publication Date
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Pages
6-10
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“A biography of African American musician Melba Doretta Liston, a virtuoso musician who played the trombone and composed and arranged music for many of the great jazz musicians of the twentieth century. Includes afterword, discography, and sources”–

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Who Wrote Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

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Katheryn Russell-Brown
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Who Illustrated Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

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Frank Morrison

Frank Morrison is the award-winning illustrator of many books for young readers, including Jazzy Miz Mozetta by Brenda C. Roberts, winner of the Coretta Scott King–John Steptoe Award for New Talent. He also illustrated Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown and Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robinson, both Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books. Before becoming a children’s book illustrator and fine artist, Morrison toured the globe as a hip-hop dancer. He lives in Georgia with his family. You can visit him online at www.morrisongraphics.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781600608988
Publication Date:
January 1, 2014
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2013033662
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1600608981
Lexile® Level:
AD780L
ATOS® Book Level:
4.7
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
171228
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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