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Author: Bonnie Christensen
Publisher: New York : Flash Point/Roaring Brook Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Biography
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Django Reinhardt; Django Reinhardt; Django Reinhardt
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Christensen
ISBN: 1596434228 9781596434226 9781596436961 1596436964
OCLC Number: 317455606
Notes: "A Neal Porter book."
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award, Young Children, 2010.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 700
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Bonnie Christensen.
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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.

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