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A Horn for Louis (Stepping Stone Chapter Books)

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Seven-year-old Louis Armstrong was too poor to buy a real horn. He didnt even go to school. To help his mother pay the rent, Louis had a job. Every day he rode a junk wagon through the streets of New Orleans, playing his tin horn and collecting stuff people didnt want. Then one day the junk wagon passed a pawn shop with a gleaming brass trumpet in the window. . . . A Horn for Louis is perfect for Black History Month. With messages about hard work, persistence, hope, tolerance, cooperation, trust, and friendship, its perfect for the rest of the year, too!

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About the Author

Eric Kimmel grew up in Brooklyn, New York, loving the music of Louis Armstrong, who lived a few miles away in Queens. He is the award-winningauthor of the Caldecott Honor Book Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375840050
Author:
Kimmel, Eric A.
Publisher:
Random House (NY)
Illustrator:
Bernardin, James
Author:
Kimmel, Eric
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Music
Subject:
Music - Jazz
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Jazz musicians
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Jazz musicians -- United States.
Subject:
Armstrong, Louis
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Children s Activities-Music
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
A Stepping Stone Book(TM)
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.62x6.40x.30 in. .16 lbs.
Age Level:
06-09

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