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Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar
Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar
by Keith Richards
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Long before there was a band, there was a boy: a young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, Theodore Augustus Dupree, affectionately known as "Gus," who was in a jazz big band and is the namesake of Keith's... (read more)

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Trombone Shorty
Trombone Shorty
by Troy Andrews
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Hailing from the Tremandeacute; neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy andldquo;Trombone Shortyandrdquo; Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy... (read more)

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Who Were the Beatles? (Who Was...?)
Who Were the Beatles? (Who Was...?)
by Geoff Edgers
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Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story?  Geoff Edgers, a Boston Globe reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this Who Was...? book.  Readers will... (read more)

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Hello, I'm Johnny Cash
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash
by G Neri
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G. Neri is the author of Ghetto Cowboy, winner of a Horace Mann Upstanders Book Award. He also wrote Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty, which received a Coretta Scott King Author Honor, and Chess Rumble, awarded a Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry... (read more)

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Who Is Bob Dylan? (Who Was...?)
Who Is Bob Dylan? (Who Was...?)
by Jim Oconnor
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Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story?  Geoff Edgers, a Boston Globe reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this Who Was...? book.  Readers will... (read more)

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Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
by Katheryn Russell-brown
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"A musician plucked from jazz history is the subject of Russell-Brown's debut picture book. In the music-filled Kansas City of the 1920s, young Melba Doretta Liston wants to play an instrument, eventually swooning over a shiny trombone and learning to... (read more)

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Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix
Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix
by Gary Golio
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Q: How do you find all this business of having screaming girls following you all over the place? George: Well, we feel flattered . . . John: . . . and flattened. When the Beatles burst onto the music scene in the early 1960s, they were just four unknown... (read more)

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Strange Mr. Satie
Strange Mr. Satie
by M T Anderson
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In Paris, at the turn of the twentieth century, when artists were experimenting with new ways of seeing things, Erik Satie had something new to say about music. Most people didn't understand his pieces; critics called his music surreal. But Erik Satie... (read more)

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When Bob Met Woody: The Story of the Young Bob Dylan
When Bob Met Woody: The Story of the Young Bob Dylan
by Gary Golio
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Arthel andquot;Docandquot; Watson (1923andndash;2012)and#160;was a Grammy-winning guitarist, singer, and songwriter, high in the pantheon of bluegrass and country music greats. This picture book tells the story of a country boy, born blind, who found... (read more)

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Satchmo's blues
Satchmo's blues
by Alan Schroeder
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On hot summer nights in New Orleans, a boy named Louis Armstrong would peek under the big swinging doors of Economy Hall and listen to the jazz band. The best night was Friday, when Bunk Johnson would blow his cornet till the roof trembled. At moments... (read more)

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The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny)
The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny)
by Kathleen Krull
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Before Wilma Rudolph was five years old, polio had paralyzed her left leg. Everyone said she would never walk again. But Wilma refused to believe it. Not only would she walk again, she vowed, she'd run. And she did run--all the way to the Olympics, where... (read more)

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Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra
Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra
by Andrea Davi Pinkney
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The award-winning author/illustrator team of Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney--creators of the popular picture book "Alvin Ailey"--present a swinging, vibrant picture title about the jazz composer Edward Kennedy Ellington, better known as "Duke... (read more)

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The Fabulous Feud of Gilbert and Sullivan
The Fabulous Feud of Gilbert and Sullivan
by Jonah Winter
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Caldecott Medalist Richard Egielski teams up with Jonah Winter for a story of friendship, fights, and musical comedy! Welcome to Topsy-Turvydom, a magical kingdom (well, more like an opera stage) full of pirates, policemen, fairies, and fake mustaches... (read more)

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Miley Cyrus: This Is Her Life
Miley Cyrus: This Is Her Life
by Brittany Kent
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WHAT?S IT REALLY LIKE TO BE A STAR? The real-life Miley Cyrus really does have the best of both worlds. Whether she?s having a blast playing Hannah Montana/Miley Stewart on her hit show, belting our songs on her record-breaking Best of Both Worlds tour... (read more)

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Selena & Demi: Forever Friends (Backstage Pass)
Selena & Demi: Forever Friends (Backstage Pass)
by Riley Brooks
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Learn all about best friends Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato in this first ever Backstage Pass Reader! Best friends forever Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato are taking the entertainment world by storm. These two Disney darlings rule the kids' television and... (read more)

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One Direction: Take Me Home
One Direction: Take Me Home
by Triumph Books
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With excitement building as One Direction fans count down the days until the bands summer tour reaches North America and their upcoming movie, 1D in 3D, hits theaters, this inside source provides everything loyal followers need to know about Niall, Zayn,... (read more)

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Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band
Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band
by Anne F Rockwell
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"Founded in Charleston at the turn of the century by Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins, a pastor and former slave determined to give homeless African-American children a better life, the Jenkins Orphanage Band created an irresistible hybrid of martial music... (read more)

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Skit-scat Raggedy Cat (12 Edition)
Skit-scat Raggedy Cat (12 Edition)
by Roxane Orgill
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A swinging bio of young Ella Fitzgerald, who pushed through the toughest of times to become one of Americas most beloved jazz singers. When Ella Fitzgerald danced the Lindy Hop on the streets of 1930s Yonkers, passersby said good-bye to their loose... (read more)

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The Little Piano Girl: The Story of Mary Lou Williams, Jazz Legend
The Little Piano Girl: The Story of Mary Lou Williams, Jazz Legend
by Ann Ingalls
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A cozy Nativity story for those who love Christmas and cats. All babies are beautiful and all babies cry. Jesus was no exception. On the night he was born, nothing Mary, Joseph, or the animals in the stable could do would comfort him. But when a curious... (read more)

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One Direction: Midnight Memories
One Direction: Midnight Memories
by Triumph Books
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The boys are back in town with their third No. 1 album Fans are counting the days until One Direction kicks off the North American leg of their Where We Are tour in summer 2014. The tour will include plenty of songs from the band's new album Midnight... (read more)

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