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Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin' by Susan VanHecke
Apr 01, 2011 | ISBN 9781590785744
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    Apr 01, 2011 | ISBN 9781590785744 | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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“Absorbing history. . . . Examining the effect of the Great Depression, the World Wars and immigration on these family businesses vibrantly contextualizes those issues for kids. Numerous well-captioned photos and period illustrations, sidebars and clearly labeled diagrams of the musical instruments expertly extend the text.” –Kirkus Reviews

“A handsome, clearly written book on a topic seldom presented to young people.”–Booklist

“From the country music of Bill Monroe and the classics of John Phillip Sousa to the jazz of drummer Buddy Rich and rock-and-roll legends John Bonham and guitarist Eric Clapton–readers will enjoy this back stage pass to the history of American musical instrument makers.”–Voice of Youth Advocates

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