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6 edition of Jazz / by Walter Dean Myers ; illustrated by Christopher Myers. found in the catalog.

Jazz / by Walter Dean Myers ; illustrated by Christopher Myers.

by Walter Dean Myers

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz -- Fiction.,
  • Musicians -- Fiction.,
  • Stories in rhyme.

  • About the Edition

    Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the roots of jazz music.

    Edition Notes

    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsMyers, Christopher, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.M9954 Jaz 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3428188M
    ISBN 100823415457
    ISBN 109780823415458
    LC Control Number2005052639

      The father-son team that created Harlem, Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers, discuss their latest book, We Are America: A Tribute From the Heart. Walter Dean Myers, Author, Christopher A. Myers, Illustrator, Terry Deary, Author Scholastic Press $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author OTHER BOOKS.

    Christopher, a graduate of Brown University, makes his home in Brooklyn, New York. JAZZ Walter Dean Myers illustrated by Christopher Myers HC: Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor ALA Notable Children’s Book Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of the Year Kirkus Reviews Editor’s Choice.   Celebrate America's freedom dream with National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and Caldecott Honor artist Christopher Myers!. Over the centuries, from a blank canvas of mountains, plains, and canyons, the American landscape has been richly carved by revolution, progress, and possibility.

      Walter Dean Myers, the father of three grown children, lives with his wife in Jersey City, New Jersey. Christopher Myers is an award-winning author and illustrator of children's books. He won a Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in "Harlem", and received a Coretta Scott King Award for "Black Cat", which he also wrote/5(8). Jazz, written by Walter Dean Myers and illustrated by Christopher Myers, is a collection of poems covering the history of jazz that begins along the Nile and ends on Bourbon between it covers ragtime to boogie, and every style in between. The poems are accompanied by vibrant paintings that celebrate different styles of jazz.


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Jazz / by Walter Dean Myers ; illustrated by Christopher Myers by Walter Dean Myers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Any one who loves jazz and the jazz culture will be wooed by this lovely book. Illustrations by Christopher Myers and fine poetry by Walter Dean Myers written in the text like music itself. This is a fine book for all ages, a treasure to American heritage/5(16).

Jazz by Walter Dean Myers is a picture book that describes the history of Jazz music and the many different types of Jazz through poetry. I would use this book in my future classroom to teach my students more about Jazz and its significance, as well as to help my students understand more about the beat and rhythm of poems/5().

By Walter Dean Myers Illustrated by Christopher Myers By Walter Dean Myers Illustrated by Christopher Myers Jazz is a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and a Kirkus Best Children’s Books Editor’s Choice.

In addition to its colorful and lyrical celebration, the book includes a brief introductory essay about the history and form of jazz, as. In the poetry collection “Jazz”, the father and son team of poet Walter Dean Myers and illustrator Christopher Myers have created a book that sizzles and sings with the rhythm and beat of Jazz and pops with the colors and free-wheeling style of New Orleans and Mardi Gras.

Dedicated “To the children of New Orleans” this collection of poems and paintings is joy to. Walter Dean Myers is a writer, a photography collector, a flute player, a cat owner, a Harlem native, a former basketball player, a husband, and a father. You can visit him at Christopher Myers is an artist, a writer, a photographer, a clothes designer, a Brooklynite, a former baseball player, and a son/5(17).

Christopher Myers is a writer and fine artist, but he is best known for his award-winning picture books, such as the Caldecott and Coretta Scott King honor book Harlem, written by his father, and his own Black Cat, which also received a Coretta Scott King Honor Award.

He lives and works in New York City/5(6). The son of acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers, award-winning illustrator Christopher Myers credits his appreciation of the importance of images to observing the objects and photographs his parents would bring home from auctions and flea markets: “little histories;” “other people's memories that get left behind.”.

Guys Read: Pirate () – Fourteen-year-old Abdullah Syed Hari is a Somali pirate who loves his family and friends.; We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart () – Walter Dean Myers teams up with son Christopher Myers to celebrate the heart and soul of America, its ordinary and extraordinary people, and the monumental events that have shaped it.

Jazz Illustrated by Christopher Myers New York, Holiday House, Grade Level: Pre-K-3 Ages: Walter Dean Myers, Author, Christopher A. Myers, Illustrator, illus.

by Christopher y $ (44p) ISBN Author Walter Dean Myers is the Children’s Literature Legacy Award winner.←There's a crazy syncopation and it's tearing through the nation and it's bringing sweet elation to every single tune.

It's Jazz. From bebop to New Orleans, from ragtime to boogie, and every style in. by Walter Dean Myers & illustrated by Christopher Myers ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 30, A cycle of 15 poems and vivid, expressive Author: Walter Dean Myers. Book Description: This smash-hit picture book of jazz music poems, from award-winning father-don team Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers, is now available in paperback.

There’s a crazy syncopation /and it’s tearing through the nation / and it’s bringing sweet elation / to every single tune./. While in his twenties, Christopher Myers established himself as one of today's most talented children's book illustrators.

InMyers won a Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Harlem. The following year, he wrote and illustrated Black Cat, a book that received a Coretta Scott King Honor. Myers is not afraid to push the boundaries of his own art, often experimenting.

Jazz / by Walter Dean Myers ; illustrated by Christopher Myers by Myers, Walter Dean, ; Myers, Christopher, ill. Publication date Topics Jazz, Musicians, Stories in rhyme Publisher New York: Holiday House Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; delawarecountydistrictlibrary; china; americanaPages: Walter Dean Myers has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Walter Dean Myers’s most popular book is Monster. Experience the explosion of color and movement of jazz as you pulsate with its beat in a vibrant series of poems and paintings.

This father-and-son team explores a variety of jazz forms in an unforgettable book. Inthe first Odyssey Award for distinguished children's/young adult audiobook was presented to this read-along title.

Author Walter Dean Myers is the Children’s Literature Legacy Award winner.← There's a crazy syncopation and it's tearing through the nation and it's bringing sweet elation to every single tune. It's Jazz. From bebop to New Orleans, from ragtime to boogie, and every style in between, this collection of Walter Dean Myers's energetic and engaging poems, accompanied by.

Harlem is a poem written by Walter Dean Myers with illustrations by Christopher Myers. This Caldecott Honor book shares the deep culture and history of Harlem through both its poetry and illustrations. The poem first starts by describing the journey to Harlem, mentioning beginnings in Georgia and Goree Island, where many slaves originated.

jazz by Walter Dean Myers, illustrated by Christopher Myers A cycle of 15 poems and vivid, expressive paintings celebrate that most American genre of music: jazz.

Jazz by Walter Dean Myers; Christopher Myers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Walter Dean Myers is an award-winning writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for young people, and has penned a masterful, even-handed biography of Malcolm X for young readers.

Leonard Jenkins, illustrator of Sunflower Island by Carol Greene, brings his bold, beautiful, collage-style paintings to the life of a man whose fire burned brightly. A hot new artist and his distinguished father fashion a picture book with a stirring sound at its center.

Walter Dean Myers (Slam!, p.etc.) gives poetry a jazz backbeat to tell the story of Harlem, the historic center of African-American culture in New York City.4/4(3).