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0786805686 03 02 0786805684 03 9780786805686 15 9780786805686 14 09780786805686 01 BB <b202>01</b202> <b203>Ella Fitzgerald</b203> <b029>The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa</b029> 15 9780786805686 A01 Andrea Davis Pinkney Pinkney, Andrea Davis Andrea Davis Pinkney A12 Brian Pinkney Pinkney, Brian Brian Pinkney 01 eng 32 JNF007040 02 11 03 K 04 4 18 03 5 04 9 01 Ella Fitzgerald began her life as a singer on the stage of the Apollo Theater when she was just seventeen years old. Her rich voice and vocal innovations brought her fame and a remarkable career than spanned half a century and won her generations of fans around the world. Acclaimed author Andrea Davis Pinkney has told Ella's inspiring story in the voice of Scat Cat Monroe, a feline fan whose imagined narrative sings with the infectious rhythms of scat. Two-time Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney's dramatic perspectives and fantastical images offer a jazzy improvisation all their own.]]

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fitzgerald, Ella -- Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Women -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.