Greatness, Gratitude and Generosity: Piano Starts Here (The Young Art Tatum)

Saturday, March 29, 2008.

Piano Starts HereAuthor: Robert Andrew Parker
Illustrator: Robert Andrew Parker
Published: 2008 Random House (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0375839658

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Breezy, evocative images and fondly recalled, first-person narrative provide an intimate — if imagined — look at the early life and loves of Jazz legend, Art Tatum.

You can learn more about Art Tatum here.

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Reaching higher: I Can Hear the Sun

Friday, August 4, 2006.

I Can Hear the SunAuthor: Patricia Polacco
Illustrator: Patricia Polacco
Published: 2002 Puffin USA
ISBN: 069811857X

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A beautifully written and illustrated story that somehow blends the harsh realities of homelessness, isolation and disability with a magical sense of wonder, friendship and maybe even hope.

Fly, Eagle, Fly

Thursday, August 3, 2006.

Fly, Eagle, FlyAuthor: Christopher Gregorowski
Illustrator: Niki Daly (on JOMB)
Published: 2003 Frances Lincoln Limited
ISBN: 0711217300

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An eagle chick orphaned and raised as a chicken completely forgets its potential.

This brilliant book can be enjoyed for the guaranteed giggles of embarrassment at the eagle’s ridiculous situation, or to prompt discussions of life, limits and the potential of the human spirit.

 
 

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