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The Resource Dizzy, by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Sean Qualls

Dizzy, by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Sean Qualls

Label
Dizzy
Title
Dizzy
Statement of responsibility
by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After arriving in New York, John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was soon playing with the famous Cab Calloway Band, but his clowning around got him fired. Dizzy kept trying out his new music which took over the world of jazz. He had invented "bebop!"
Summary
Breaking all the rules of jazz, Dizzy Gillespie found a way to make his mark in music using his instincts and talents in order to survive a difficult childhood and become one of the most famous musicians of his time
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2007
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2006
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
153522
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winter, Jonah
Dewey number
  • 788.92165092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Qualls, Sean
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gillespie, Dizzy
  • Jazz musicians
  • Gillespie, Dizzy
  • Jazz musicians
  • Musicians
  • Trumpet players
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Dizzy, by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This is the story of Dizzy Gillespie, a trumpet player, who created a whole new kind of music: Bebop
Control code
ocm61458178
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439507370
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005024043
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61458178
Label
Dizzy, by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
Publication
Note
This is the story of Dizzy Gillespie, a trumpet player, who created a whole new kind of music: Bebop
Control code
ocm61458178
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439507370
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005024043
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)61458178

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