Swing Sisters
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January 23, 2015 | $16.95

Swing Sisters

The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

by Karen Deans
Illustrator(s): Joe Cepeda
Hardcover | Pages: 32
Size: 11 X 9 | USD: $16.95
ISBN: 9780823419708
Publication Date: January 1, 2015
Age: 4-8 | Guided Reading Level: E
Themes: 20th Century, Anti Racism / Black Interest / Own Voices / Activism Conversation Starters, Black Voices, Diversity & Inclusion, Human & Civil Rights, Women's History
Recommendations: A,K,SLJ

About the Book

Author/Illustrator Q&A
Author/Illustrator Q&A

Joe Cepeda

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Author/Illustrator Q&A
Author/Illustrator Q&A

Karen Deans

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Educator's Guide
Educator's Guide

SWING SISTERS: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Educator’s Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration. Includes connections to the Common Core State Standards.

“Chalky, jewel-toned paintings create an atmosphere of warmth and intimacy. A heartening tribute to a group of pioneering, dedicated musicians.”
Publishers Weekly

“An inspirational tale to be lauded during curriculum units on women’s, African American, and jazz history.”
School Library Journal