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Author Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-

Title Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world / written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

Publication Info. New York : Dial Books, [2009]
©2009

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Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Young Adult Materials in Adult Department  YA811.54 N335    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Teen  TEEN 811.54 NELSON    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  J811.54 N    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Children's Department  J 811.54 NEL    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 811.54 NELSON    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Children's Department  J POETRY 811.54 NEL    Check Shelf
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 x 27 cm
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject International Sweethearts of Rhythm -- Poetry.
International Sweethearts of Rhythm -- Juvenile literature.
Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Poetry.
Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Big bands -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Pinkney, Jerry, illustrator.
ISBN 9780803731875
0803731876
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