Dizzy by Jonah Winter audiobook

Dizzy

By Jonah Winter
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Recorded Books, Inc.
0.22 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781440799006

An acclaimed biographer for children, Jonah Winter brings historical figures to life for young listeners. Here he turns his talents to jazz legend John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie. Born into poverty and the victim of vicious parental abuses, Dizzy received a trumpet one day and it changed his life forever. Dizzy follows Gillespie's journey from rural South Carolina to New York City-straight into the burgeoning jazz scene he soon immersed himself in. "... a delightful story that introduces readers to an influential and unique American musician."-School Library Journal, starred review

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Summary

An acclaimed biographer for children, Jonah Winter brings historical figures to life for young listeners. Here he turns his talents to jazz legend John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie. Born into poverty and the victim of vicious parental abuses, Dizzy received a trumpet one day and it changed his life forever. Dizzy follows Gillespie's journey from rural South Carolina to New York City-straight into the burgeoning jazz scene he soon immersed himself in. "... a delightful story that introduces readers to an influential and unique American musician."-School Library Journal, starred review

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Author Bio: Jonah Winter

Author Bio: Jonah Winter

Jonah Winter has written many exciting picture book biographies for children, with subjects that include Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Barack Obama, and Dizzy Gillespie. He lives in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 0.22
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English