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The piano man

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Walker and Co.,
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IL: LG - BL: 4.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
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AD: Adult Directed 840L

In this beautiful story, poignant prose and lush paintings tell the story of a girl's bond with her grandfather through their shared love of music. Eric Velasquez' stunning picture book debut, for which he received the Coretta Scott King New Talent Award, captures Debbi Chocolate's vivid memories of her grandfather, the piano man, his long career spanning decades of American music history, and his special talent for sharing his passion with generation after generation.

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Full title piano man
Author chocolate deborah m newton
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-17 23:09:04PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 01:21:36AM

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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction, Pianists -- Juvenile fiction, Silent films -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The piano man
title_full The piano man / Debbi Chocolate ; illustrations by Eric Velasquez
title_short The piano man
topic_facet African Americans, Grandfathers, Pianists, Silent films