Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa
Ella Fitzgerald began her life as a singer on the stage of the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem when she was just seventeen years old. Her rich voice and vocal innovations brought her fame and a remarkable career that spanned half a century and won her generations of fans around the world.
Acclaimed author Andrea Davis Pinkney has told Ella's inspiring story in the voice of Scat Cat Monroe, a feline fan whose imagined narrative sings with the infectious rhythms of scat. Two-time Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney's dramatic perspectives and fantastical images offer a jazzy improvisation all their own.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kdd026 - LibraryThing
As lover of jazz music, I believe this is a beautiful story about Ella Fitzgerald, the classic starter of jazz music. It is a story of her trials and accomplishments. It will serve well as an encourager to all children to follow their dreams. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kate_Schulte078 - LibraryThing
This book would be good to use when talking about voice in writing; it would also be good to use when talking about African American influence in music. Read full review