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DUKE ELLINGTON:THE PIANO PRINCE AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrator: Brian Pinkney

Grades: 1 - 5
Lexile®: AD800

Guided Reading Level: O

Release Date: 2000

Themes: Biography;African-American;Music
 
Duke Ellington was hailed as the "King of the Keys." This is a most fitting tribute to a great man who proudly celebrated the history of African-Americans from slavery to civil rights struggles.

Reviews:
"...a rich lesson in music, black history, the American experience...and a biography...one of the most important videos of the year." - School Library Journal

Awards:
ALA Notable Recording;Caldecott Honor Book;Coretta Scott King Award;Booklist Editors' Choice;ALA Notable Video

 
 
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ISBN: 9781555924096
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Item #: WPCD393
ISBN: 9780545027571
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17:57 $18.95
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ISBN: 9781555924102
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ISBN: 9780545027595
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ISBN: 9781555929084
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ISBN: 9780786814206


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ISBN: 9780439109949


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Read-Along highlights each word as it is narrated.
 
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