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Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-
Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world / written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Alternate Title Story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world
New York : Dial Books, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jMG.Nels6S8 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject International Sweethearts of Rhythm -- Juvenile poetry
International Sweethearts of Rhythm -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Juvenile poetry
Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Big bands -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Swing (Music) -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 x 27 cm
Note "The full-color artwork was prepared using graphite, color pencil, watercolor and collage."--T.p. verso
Summary A look at a 1940's all-female jazz band, that originated from a boarding school in Mississippi and found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war
Note Includes bibliographical references
Awards Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Alternate Author Pinkney, Jerry, ill

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