Coverart for item
The Resource Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world, written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world, written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Label
Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world
Title
Sweethearts of rhythm
Title remainder
the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world
Statement of responsibility
written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Colorful images and song lyrics tell the story of the Sweethearts of Rhythm, an all-girl swing band that performed across the country during World War II
Summary
A look at a 1940's all-female jazz band, that originated from a boarding school in Mississippi and found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2009
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
338422
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 811.54
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 12
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world
Label
Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world, written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Dimensions
21 x 27 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780803731875
Lccn
2008046255
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Label
Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world, written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Dimensions
21 x 27 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780803731875
Lccn
2008046255
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)

Library Locations

  • Delaware Main LibraryBorrow it
    84 East Winter Street, Delaware, OH, 43015
    40.299672 -83.064923
  • Orange BranchBorrow it
    7171 Gooding Blvd., Delaware, OH, 43015
    40.190037 -83.027387
  • Ostrander BranchBorrow it
    75 North Fourth Street, Ostrander, OH, 43061
    40.267330 -83.216989
  • Powell BranchBorrow it
    460 South Liberty Street, Powell, OH, 43065
    40.149379 -83.073659
Processing Feedback ...