Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

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Key Features


Told in the voice of a cool cat named Scat, this dramatic story tells how Ella got her sound on the way to a most remarkable and inspiring career.
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"Carefully selected vintage recordings, sound tracks and Billy Dee Williams' sensuous voice are layered artfully to produce a time-slip to the 1930's." - ALA Notable Committee
"Billy Dee Williams' silky narration (and) audiosnippets of Ella Fitzgerald's voice…infuse this outstanding adaptation of Andrea Davis Pinkney's biography." - Booklist
"A must-have for school and public libraries…(for) curriculum units including music appreciateion, American history, famous people, Women's History Month, and Black History Month." - School Library Journal


ALA Notable Recording Earphones Award Audie Finalist ALA Notable Book CINE Golden Eagle Storytelling World Award

Product Details

  • Item #: NTS122550
  • ISBN13: 9781555928889
  • Format: CD
  • Pages: 1
  • Genre:
    Historical Fiction
  • Weston Woods ID: CD615RA
  • Grades: K - 4
  • Lexile® Measure: 520L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level P
  • DRA Level: 34 - 38

Ella Fitzgerald



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