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Author Christensen, Bonnie.

Title Django / Bonnie Christensen.

Imprint New York : Flash Point/Roaring Brook Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Children's Non-fiction    j 780.92 Reinhardt,D CHR    Available
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 780.92 Reinhardt,D CHR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Note "A Neal Porter book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and discography.
Summary Born into a traveling gypsy family, young Django Reinhardt taught himself guitar at an early age. He was soon acclaimed as the "Gypsy Genius" and "Prodigy Boy," but one day his world changed completely when a fire claimed the use of his fretting hand. Folks said Django would never play again, but with passion and perseverance he was soon setting the world's concert stages ablaze.
Awards Schneider Family Book Award, Young Children, 2010.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Subject Reinhardt, Django, 1910-1953 -- Juvenile literature.
Guitarists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Guitarists -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1596434228 (hbk.)
9781596434226 (hbk.)
1596436964 (pbk.)
9781596436961 (pbk.)

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