Librarians
Weston Woods
Title Search:        Advanced Search
Catalog Quick Shop
View OrderView Order
0 Items
View ListView List
0 Items
 
ELLA FITZGERALD

Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrator: Brian Pinkney

Grades: K - 4
Lexile®: 520

Guided Reading Level: P

Release Date: 2003

Themes: Biography;African-American;Music
 
Told in the voice of a cool cat named Scat, this dramatic story tells how Ella got her sound on the way to a most remarkable and inspiring career.

Reviews:
"Carefully selected vintage recordings, sound tracks and Billy Dee Williams' sensuous voice are layered artfully to produce a time-slip to the 1930's." - ALA Notable Committee
"Billy Dee Williams' silky narration (and) audiosnippets of Ella Fitzgerald's voice...infuse this outstanding adaptation of Andrea Davis Pinkney's biography." - Booklist
"A must-have for school and public libraries...(for) curriculum units including music appreciateion, American history, famous people, Women's History Month, and Black History Month." - School Library Journal

Awards:
ALA Notable Book;CINE Golden Eagle;Storytelling World Award

 
 
Formats:
Add Items to:
ITEM TIME(MIN) RETAIL PRICE LIST ORDER
Paperback Book/CD

Item #: WPCD615
ISBN: 9780545027618
Read-Along Feature


17:47 $18.95
5 Paperbacks/1CD Package

Item #: WPKG615CD
ISBN: 9780545027632
Read-Along Feature


17:47 $38.75
Audio CD

Item #: WCD615RA
ISBN: 9781555928889
Read-Along Feature


17:47 $12.95
Paperback Book

Item #: WPB615
ISBN: 9780786814169


$6.50
Read-Along highlights each word as it is narrated.
 
Format Legend
Format Legend