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Becoming Billie Holiday

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford; Floyd Cooper
Publisher: Honesdale, Penn. : Boyds Mills ; Perth : Roundabout [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before the legend of Billie Holliday, there was a girl named Eleanora. Eleanora's journey into legend took her through pain, poverty and run-ins with the law. Through a sequence of poems, this title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Billie Holiday; Billie Holiday
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Boston Weatherford; Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9781590785072 159078507X
OCLC Number: 263295967
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper.

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* "[Weatherford] captures the woman's jazzy, candid voice so adroitly that at times the poems seem like they could have been lifted wholesale from Holiday's autobiography, "Lady Sings the Blues." . . Read more...

 
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