Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world / written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. - SHERLOC
Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world / written by Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
New York : Dial Books, c2009.
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 x 27 cm.
Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Juvenile poetry.
Big bands -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
International Sweethearts of Rhythm -- Juvenile poetry.
Includes bibliographical references.
A look at a 1940's all-female jazz band, that originated from a boarding school in Mississippi and found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war.
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