Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world /

A look at a 1940's all-female jazz band, that originated from a boarding school in Mississippi and found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war.

Main Author: Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-
Other Authors: Pinkney, Jerry,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Dial Books, c2009.
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Summary: A look at a 1940's all-female jazz band, that originated from a boarding school in Mississippi and found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war.
Item Description: Media: graphite,color pencil, watercolor and collage.
Notes: CPM copy is autographed by author.
CPM accession number: 09-024.
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 x 27 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780803731875
0803731876
Author Notes: Marilyn Nelson is a three-time National Book Award Finalist, has won a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor and several Coretta Scott King Honors, and has received several prestigious poetry awards, including the Poets' Prize and the Robert Frost Medal. She has recently been a judge of poetry applicants at the National Endowment for the Arts and Yaddo, and has received three honorary doctorates.