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Before John Was a Jazz Giant

A Song Of John Coltrane

By Carole Boston Weatherford, 1956-

Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the 1930s: preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of the household. These vivid noises shaped John’s own sound as a musician. Carole Boston Weatherford and Sean Qualls have composed an amazingly  rich hymn to the childhood of jazz legend John Coltrane.
 
Before John Was a Jazz Giant is a 2009 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book and a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Publish Date

2008

ISBN

0805079947


Format: Book
Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Summary: This lyrical picture-book biography of John Coltrane focuses on his childhood and how he interpreted sounds before he made his music.
Title: Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Sean Qualls.
Publisher Date: New York : Henry Holt, 2008.
Subject: Coltrane, John, 1926-1967 -- Juvenile literature. Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Saxophonists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0805079947 (reinforced) 9780805079944 (reinforced)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 8
Call Number: CB Coltrane
Oclc: 172979153
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Bib Id: 312060

Format: Book
Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Summary: This lyrical picture-book biography of John Coltrane focuses on his childhood and how he interpreted sounds before he made his music.
Title: Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Sean Qualls.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Henry Holt, 2008.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects: Coltrane, John, 1926-1967 -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Saxophonists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Qualls, Sean ill.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Notes: Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 3.8 0.5
Notes: A Junior Library Guild selection
LCCN: 2007007196
ISBN: 0805079947 (reinforced)
ISBN: 9780805079944 (reinforced)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 8
Call Number: CB Coltrane