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Bolden, Tonya

Summary: "Before there was Elvis, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, and Johnny Cash, there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe. The godmother of rock & roll started as a little girl from Arkansas with music in her air, in her hair, in her bones, wiggling her toes. With a big guitar in hand and a big voice in her soul, she grew into a rock & roll trailblazer in a time when women were rarely seen rocking out."--Front...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 THA

Mahin, Michael

Summary: Carlos Santana loved to listen to his father play el violín. It was a sound that filled the world with magic and love and feeling and healing--a sound that made angels real. Carlos wanted to make angels real, too. So he started playing music. Carlos tried el clarinete and el violín, but there were no angels. Then he picked up la guitarra. He took the soul of the Blues, the brains of Jazz, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC MAH

Smith, Charles R.

Summary: "The story of guitarist Jimi Hendrix's career told in verse"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Neal Porter Books/Holiday House 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HEN

Neri, Greg

Summary: Long before they became one of the most beloved and successful duos of all time, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel were just two kids growing up in Queens, New York -- best friends who met in a sixth-grade production of Alice in Wonderland and bonded over girls, baseball, and rock'n'roll

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NER

Mackenzie, Malcolm

Summary: The Jonas Brothers are not just a nostalgic phenomenon -- they are one of the most exciting bands in the world right now. When the New Jersey trio returned to save pop in 2019, they didn't mess around. Comeback single "Sucker" went straight to member on in America and became their biggest hit ever. Now we are living in a Jonas world, and it's beyond "Cool." Discover everything there is to know...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 MAC

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Presents a portrait of the iconic music artist that discusses his award-winning achievements, status as a counterculture figure, and influence on such performers as John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB BASKET DYLAN

Stine, Megan.

Summary: "Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right up until his death is 2009 before a much anticipated tour. He had a pitch-perfect voice and footwork...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

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Golio, Gary.

Summary: Before he became one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Jimi Hendrix was a boy who loved to paint and listen to records, and who asked himself an unusual question: could someone paint pictures with sound?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2010

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Edgers, Geoff.

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Summary: Profiles the "King of Rock 'n Roll," focusing on how he got his start in singing and how his style influenced later musicians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

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Christensen, Bonnie.

Summary: "Elvis Presley, perhaps better known as the King of Rock and Roll, left an amazing legacy on the worldwide music scene. But before Elvis became The King, he was just a shy kid growing up in a poor family in Mississippi. From an early age singing in church, Elvis used music as a form of hope, a means of getting by. He soon created his own style that brought together classes and races and lifted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books 2015

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Winter, Jonah

Summary: Presents the life and legacy of Elvis, from his birth in Mississippi through his music career, his time in the army, his marriage, and his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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Brown, Monica

Summary: En este vibrante libro ilustrado bilingüe sobre la biografía del músico Tito Puente, los lectores bailarán al ritmo de la vida de este rey del mambo. A Tito Puente le encantaba golpear ollas y sartenes cuando era niño, pero lo que realmente soñaba era tener su propia banda algún día. Desde Spanish Harlem hasta los premios Grammy, y todos los ritmos intermedios, esta es la historia real de la...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

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