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Jazz

by Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Poetry
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (9), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Meet-the-Author Movies (1), Meet-the-Author Slideshows (1)
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Trombone Shorty

by Troy Andrews and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Good Night for Ghosts, A

by Mary Pope Osborne and Salvatore Murdocca

Book 42 of the Magic Tree House Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Science Fiction / Fantasy
  • Year Published:
    2009
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (11), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1998
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Harlem's Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills

by Renée Watson and Christian Robinson
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (12), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Sean Qualls
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

by Kwame Alexander and Tim Bowers
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Poetry
  • Year Published:
    2011
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (14), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph

by Roxane Orgill and Francis Vallejo
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Year Published:
    2016
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

by Katheryn Russell-Brown and Frank Morrison
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American, Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
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Sweethearts of Rhythm

by Marilyn Nelson and Jerry Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (8), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Just a Lucky So and So: The Story of Louis Armstrong

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1), Author Guest Blog Posts (1)
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Jazz on a Saturday Night

by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, Music
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2007
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Blogs (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Meet-the-Author Movies (2)
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Becoming Billie Holiday

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Floyd Cooper
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Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage as the First Black-And-White Jazz Band in History

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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God Bless the Child

by Billie Holiday, Arthur, Jr. Herzog, and Jerry Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Charlie Parker Played Be Bop

by Chris Raschka
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Jazz Baby

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Laura Freeman
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music, Physical Education
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Deaf Musicians, The

by Pete Seeger, Paul DuBois Jacobs, and R. Gregory Christie
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Sound That Jazz Makes, The

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Eric Velasquez
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2003
  • Author Resources:
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Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

by Karen Deans and Joe Cepeda
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American, Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Author Guest Blog Posts (1)
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John Coltrane's Giant Steps

by Chris Raschka
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Year Published:
    2002
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Mysterious Thelonious

by Chris Raschka
  • Grade Level:
    1-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Dizzy

by Jonah Winter and Sean Qualls
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
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Rent Party Jazz

by William Miller and Charlotte Riley-Webb
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2001
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Little Piano Girl, The: The Story of Mary Lou Williams, Jazz Legend

by Ann Ingalls, Maryann Macdonald, and Giselle Potter
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Play, Louis, Play!: The True Story of a Boy and His Horn

by Muriel Harris Weinstein and Frank Morrison
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Cosmobiography of Sun Ra, The: The Sound of Joy Is Enlightening

by Chris Raschka
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Bird & Diz

by Gary Golio and Ed Young
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Author Resources:
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Stalebread Charlie and the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band

by Michael Mahin and Don Tate
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Music
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction, Humor
  • Year Published:
    2018
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5 O'Clock Band, The

by Troy Andrews, Bill Taylor, and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, Music, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Author Resources:
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When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat

by Muriel Harris Weinstein and R. Gregory Christie
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Music
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald

by Roxane Orgill and Sean Qualls
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
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    Author Interviews (2), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Born to Swing: Lil Hardin Armstrong's Life in Jazz

by Mara Rockliff and Michele Wood
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Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite

by Anna Harwell Celenza and Don Tate
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2011
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Herman and Rosie

by Gus Gordon
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
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Sweet Music in Harlem

by Debbie A. Taylor and Frank Morrison
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Music
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2004
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Hip Cat

by Jonathan London and Woodleigh Marx Hubbard
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Year Published:
    1993
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Hurricane Song

by Paul Volponi
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Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist

by Bonnie Christensen
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Disability
  • Year Published:
    2009
  • Author Resources:
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Spirit Seeker: John Coltrane's Musical Journey

by Gary Golio and Rudy Gutierrez
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
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I Am Jazz

by Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings, and Shelagh McNicholas
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    LGBTQ
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Horn for Louis, A

by Eric A. Kimmel and James Bernardin
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2005
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Jazz ABZ: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits

by Wynton Marsalis, Paul Rogers, and Phil Schaap
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Take-Off: American All-Girl Bands During WWII

by Tonya Bolden
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2007
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Once Upon a Time in Chicago

by Jonah Winter and Jeanette Winter
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2000
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Raggin', Jazzin', Rockin'

by Susan VanHecke
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
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Sound of Letting Go, The

by Stasia Ward Kehoe
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Poetry
  • Cultural Areas:
    Disability
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Oscar Lives Next Door: A Story Inspired by Oscar Peterson's Childhood

by Bonnie Farmer and Marie LaFrance
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Music
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Struttin' with Some Barbecue: Lil Hardin Armstrong Becomes the First Lady of Jazz

by Patricia Hruby Powell and Rachel Himes
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