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Elvis : the story of the rock and roll King

Author: Bonnie Christensen
Publisher: New York : Christy Ottaviano Books : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Elvis Presley, perhaps better known as the King of Rock and Roll, left an amazing legacy on the worldwide music scene. But before Elvis became The King, he was just a shy kid growing up in a poor family in Mississippi. From an early age singing in church, Elvis used music as a form of hope, a means of getting by. He soon created his own style that brought together classes and races and lifted people's spirits. His  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley; Elvis Presley
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Christensen
ISBN: 9780805094473 0805094474
OCLC Number: 884570919
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Bonnie Christensen.

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"Elvis Presley, perhaps better known as the King of Rock and Roll, left an amazing legacy on the worldwide music scene. But before Elvis became The King, he was just a shy kid growing up in a poor family in Mississippi. From an early age singing in church, Elvis used music as a form of hope, a means of getting by. He soon created his own style that brought together classes and races and lifted people's spirits. His mark was indelible. He remains the bestselling solo artist in the history of recorded music."--Book jacket.

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