Music and Musicians

Meet fictional and non-fictional musicians in this feature, and explore the world of music.
This Song Will Save Your Life

This Song Will Save Your Life

Leila Sales
Fiction
For ages 14 and up
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013   ISBN: 978-0374351380
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Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Karen Deans
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Holiday House, 2015   ISBN: 978-0823419708
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Leontyne Price: Voice of a century

Leontyne Price: Voice of a century

Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrator:  Raul Colon 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Random House, 2015 
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I and I: Bob Marley

I and I: Bob Marley

Tony Medina
Illustrator:  Jesse Joshua Watson 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Lee and Low Books, 2009   ISBN: 978-1600602573
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Get Happy

Get Happy

Mary Amato
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Egmont, 2014   ISBN: 978-1606845226
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Guitar Notes

Guitar Notes

Mary Amato
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Egmont, 2012   ISBN: 978-1606845035
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Ukulele Hayley

Ukulele Hayley

Judy Cox
Illustrator:  Amanada Haley 
Fiction
For ages 8 to 10
Holiday House, 2013   ISBN: 978-0823431908
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Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix

Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix

Gary Golio
Illustrator:  Javaka Steptoe 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Clarion Books, 2010   ISBN: 978-0618852796
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Hey, Charleston! The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

Hey, Charleston! The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

Anne Rockwell
Illustrator:  Colin Bootman 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Lerner Publishing, 2013   ISBN: 978-0761355656
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Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World

Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World

Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, Jared Levine
Illustrator:  Illustrated by a selection of illus 
Nonfiction book and 2 CDs
For ages 9 and up
Tundra Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-1770495715
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Saint-Saens's Danse Macabre

Saint-Saens's Danse Macabre

Anna Harwell Celenza
Illustrator:  Joann E. Kitchel 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Charlesbridge, 2013   ISBN: 978-1570913488
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Spirit Seeker: John Coltrane's Musical Journey

Spirit Seeker: John Coltrane's Musical Journey

Gary Olio
Illustrator:  Rudy Gutierrez 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Clarion Books, 2012   ISBN: 978-0547239941
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Maisy's Band

Maisy's Band

Lucy Cousins
Novelty board book  Series
For ages 3 to 6
Candlewick, 2012   ISBN: 978-0763660444
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Jingle Bells: How the Holiday Classic Came to Be

Jingle Bells: How the Holiday Classic Came to Be

John Harris
Illustrator:  Adam Gustavson 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Peachtree Publishers, 2011   ISBN: 978-1561455904
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Valentine and His Violin

Valentine and His Violin

Philip Hopman
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Lemniscaat USA, 2012   ISBN: 978-1935954170
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