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Jazz (15th Anniversary Edition)

Jazz (15th Anniversary Edition) (Hardback)

By Myers, Walter Dean
Illustrated by Myers, Christopher

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A new edition of the award-winning father-son collaboration that celebrates the great American art form. Walter Dean Myers was one of the best-loved and most influential writers of his generation. Originally published 15 years ago, this Coretta Scott King Honoree Jazz now feature...s a new introduction about the ground-breaking author written by his son, Christopher. In this book that sings with the rhythm and wordplay of jazz, fifteen poems, are paired with bold, stylized illustrations of performers and dancers to convey the history and breadth of this unique musical style. From bebop to New Orleans, from ragtime to boogie, and every style in between, Jazz takes readers on a musical journey from jazz's beginnings to the present day. The book includes a brief introductory essay about the history and form of jazz, as well as a timeline and glossary of jazz terms. Coretta Scott King Award Honor for illustration ALA Notable Children's Book Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Publishers Weekly's 100 Best Books of the Year Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice Booklist Editor's Choice Booklist Top Ten in Black History Book Link's Best New Books for the Classroom Golden Kite Award: Picture Book Text
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ISBN 9780823448333
Publisher Holiday House Inc
Format Hardback
Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780823448333
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Holiday House Inc
Imprint Holiday House Inc
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Myers, Walter Dean
Illustrated by Myers, Christopher
Category Reference
General Picture Books
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 1mm
Height: 1mm
Spine: 1mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 1g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile