Louis Armstrong

Louis Satchmo Armstrong was a great American musician, famous for playing the trumpet, singing and being a bandleader. He was born in New Orleans in 1901, and had a significant impact on the development of jazz music from the 1920's until his death in 1971. For more on music, see the Music and Musicians feature, and for more on African-american history, see the Black History Month feature.
Just a Lucky So and So: The Story of Louis Armstrong

Just a Lucky So and So: The Story of Louis Armstrong

Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrator:  James E. Ransome 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Holiday House, 2016   ISBN: 978-0823434282
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When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat

When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat

Muriel Harris Weinstein
Illustrator:  R. Gregory Christie 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 9
Chronicle Books, 2008   ISBN: 978-0811851312
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Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong

Judith Pinkerton Josephson
Nonfiction
For ages 7 to 9
Lerner Publishing Group, 2004   ISBN: 978-0822571698
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Louis Armstrong: Jazz legend

Louis Armstrong: Jazz legend

Elizabeth Raum
Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 8
Capstone Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-0736864190
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A Horn for Louis

A Horn for Louis

Eric A. Kimmel
Illustrator:  James Bernardin 
Historical Fiction
For ages 8 to 10
Random House, 2005   ISBN: 978-0375832529
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