March 18, 2018

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

Written by: Katheryn Russell-Brown

Illustrated by: Frank Morrison

Publisher: Lee & Low Books

Why I Love It:

The cover of Little Melba and Her Big Trombone is irresistible, and I love the way Melba's body stretches and curves while she holds her trombone. This little girl feels the music. Melba Liston (192...

January 23, 2017

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford

Illustrator: Sean Qualls

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company

Themes: music, musicians, biography, jazz, family

Age Range: 5-9

Word Count: 164 words

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