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Sophisticated ladies : the great women of jazz / Leslie Gourse ; illustrated by Martin French.

Authors: Gourse, Leslie.
Call number: j927.8 GOU
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books/Penguin Young Readers Group, 2007.
Publication date: 2007.
Subject: Women jazz singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Sophisticated ladies : the great women of jazz / Leslie Gourse ; illustrated by Martin French.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 64 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: Bessie Smith : the blues -- Ethel Waters : stormy weather -- Mildred Bailey : sweet and pure -- Mabel Mercer : talking a song -- Billie Holiday : matchless lady day-- Ella Fitzgerald : simply the best -- Anita O'Day : swinging style -- Peggy Lee : all there is -- Dinah Washington : gospel and blues -- Sarah Vaughan : pure sass -- Betty Carter : pure jazz -- Rosemary Clooney : everybody's singer -- Cassandra Wilson : soulful and sensual -- Diana Krall : in the classic mode.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and discography (p. 63).
Added author: French, Martin.
ISBN: 0525471987
9780525471981
9780525471981
LCCN: 2006014852
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1090513
Bib No.: 1090513

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