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Django

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Flash Point/Roaring Brook Press, Volume 1st, New York (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb CUrr ML3930 .R33 C57 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9804549

Keywords:

1910-1953--Juvenile literature, Django, Guitarists, Guitarists--Biography--Juvenile literature, Guitarists--France--Biography--Juvenile literature, Jazz musicians, Jazz musicians--France--Biography--Juvenile literature, Picture books for children, Reinhardt, Reinhardt, Django, 1910-1953

Abstract:

Summary: Born into a traveling gypsy family, young Django Reinhardt taught himself guitar at an early age. He was soon acclaimed as the "Gypsy Genius" and "Prodigy Boy," but one day his world changed completely when a fire claimed the use of his fretting hand. Folks said Django would never play again, but with passion and perseverance he was soon setting the world's concert stages ablaze.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Awards: Schneider Family Book Award, Young Children, 2010.; Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010; Lexile measure 700; Book level 4; Ages 5-9; Autobiography and Biography