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The Resource Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty

Label
Trombone Shorty
Title
Trombone Shorty
Statement of responsibility
words by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews ; pictures by Bryan Collier
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hailing from the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest.Along with esteemed illustrator Bryan Collier, Andrews has created a lively picture book autobiography about how he followed his dream of becoming a musician, despite the odds, until he reached international stardom. Trombone Shorty is a celebration of the rich cultural history of New Orleans and the power of music
Summary
A Grammy-nominated headliner for the New Orleans Jazz Fest describes his childhood in Tremé and how he came to be a bandleader by age six
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Illustrator Category, 2016.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Picture Books, 2015
Biography type
autobiography
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10410899
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 788.93165092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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760
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1
  • 4
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
primary
Label
Trombone Shorty
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a79ef5f0-c5a8-407f-9982-6600f1bd3c10
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781613127513
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Trombone Shorty
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a79ef5f0-c5a8-407f-9982-6600f1bd3c10
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781613127513
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Pasadena Public Library - Central LibraryBorrow it
      1201 Jeff Ginn Memorial Drive, Pasadena, TX, 77506, US
      29.6929282 -95.1969043
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