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The Resource Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Sean Qualls

Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Sean Qualls

Label
Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane
Title
Before John was a jazz giant
Title remainder
a song of John Coltrane
Statement of responsibility
Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This lyrical picture-book biography of John Coltrane focuses on his childhood and how he interpreted sounds before he made his music
Summary
A portrait of the childhood of one of America's greatest jazz legends, John Coltrane, explores the many sounds of the South in the 1930s that influenced his art
Writing style
Illustration
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
251203
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weatherford, Carole Boston
Dewey number
  • 788.7/165092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • AD
  • 1090
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
ML3930.C535
LC item number
W43 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1090
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 0
Reading level
3.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Qualls, Sean
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coltrane, John
  • Coltrane, John
  • Jazz musicians
  • Saxophonists
  • Jazz musicians
  • Saxophonists
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a song of John Coltrane
Label
Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780805079944
Lccn
2007007196
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)172979153
Label
Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
Publication
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780805079944
Lccn
2007007196
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)172979153

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