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The Music in George's Head

Written by Suzanne Slade & illustrated by Stacy Innerst
Published by Calkins Creek
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George Gershwin heard music all the time—at home, at school, even on New York City’s busy streets. Classical, ragtime, blues, and jazz—George’s head was filled with a whole lot of razzmatazz! With rhythmic swirls of words and pictures, author Suzanne Slade and illustrator Stacy Innerst beautifully reveal just how brilliantly Gershwin combined various kinds of music to create his masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue, a surprising and whirlwind composition of notes, sounds, and one long wail of a clarinet. Includes author’s note, timeline, and bibliography.

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Who Wrote The Music in George's Head

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Suzanne Slade

Suzanne is the award-winning author of more than 130 children’s books. A mechanical engineer by degree, she enjoys writing on STEM topics, as well as fascinating historical figures.

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Stacy Innerst

Stacy Innerst is an illustrator who’s received many awards for his work. He lives in Pittsburgh.

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ISBN:
9781629790992
Publication Date:
September 13, 2016

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