Annotations for Piano Man


Baker & Taylor
A young Afro-American girl recalls the life story of her grandfather who performed in vaudeville and played piano for the silent movies

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Baker & Taylor
Although he has not performed on stage for a long time and had not toured in many years, her grandfather's passion for his music and his ability to play the piano is as strong as ever.

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McMillan Palgrave
In this beautiful story, poignant prose and lush paintings tell the story of a girl's bond with her grandfather through their shared love of music. Eric Velasquez' stunning picture book debut, for which he received the Coretta Scott King New Talent Award, captures Debbi Chocolate's vivid memories of her grandfather, the piano man, his long career spanning decades of American music history, and his special talent for sharing his passion with generation after generation.


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