Willie Jerome

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Macmillan Books for Young Readers, Apr 1, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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During the hot summer months, Willie Jerome plays jazz on the rooftop. Too bad everyone, except his little sister Judy, calls his cool jazz "noise". Judy strolls through the neighborhood, hoping to convince the others that her brother's music is much more than that. Full color.

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User Review  - Monica - Goodreads

I'm a little like the crowd in this book with hearing the noise, but trying to become more like Judy and feeling the music. We could all stand to have a Judy in our lives who can recognize the music in us and cheer us on. Read full review


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About the author (1995)

Alice Faye Duncan is the author of "The National Civil Rights Museum Celebrates Everyday People, " which received starred reviews; "Miss Viola and Uncle Ed Lee;" and "Willie Jerome, " which "Kirkus Reviews" described as "a smart prose poem where every word has a purpose." She is a children's librarian in her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee.