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The music in George's head : George Gershwin creates Rhapsody in blue

Author: Suzanne Slade; Stacy Innerst
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"With rhythmic swirls of words and pictures, Suzanne Slade and Stacy Innerst beautifully reveal just how brilliantly Gershwin reached inside his head to create his masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue. It's a surprising and whirlwind composition of notes and sounds and one long wail of a clarinet-dazzling and daring, just like George Gershwin himself!"--[from book jacket].
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Named Person: George Gershwin; George Gershwin; George Gershwin
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Slade; Stacy Innerst
ISBN: 9781629790992 1629790990
OCLC Number: 936534472
Awards: Winner of NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017
Winner of Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Books 2016
Winner of California reading Association, Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Gold Award 2016
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 680
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Responsibility: Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Stacy Innerst.

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"With rhythmic swirls of words and pictures, Suzanne Slade and Stacy Innerst [introduce George Gershwin's life and] ... reveal just how ... [he] reached inside his head to create his masterpiece,  Read more...

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