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A Horn for Louis: Louis Armstrong--As a Kid!
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Children's - 2nd-5th Grade, Age 7-10 
READABILITY
3.2 
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96 p. ; 
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ISBN 9780375840050
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Although his circumstances appeared to be an insurmountable challenge for realizing his musical passion, Louis (and readers) realize the powerful beauty of kindness given (and accepted) and the reward of hope and dependability. A valuable read.
Publisher Summary
How did famous New Orleans jazz trumpet player Louis Armstrong get his first horn?



Seven-year-old Louis Armstrong was too poor to buy a real instrument. He didn't even go to school. To help his mother pay the rent, every day he rode a junk wagon through the streets of New Orleans, playing a tin horn and collecting stuff people didn't want. Then one day, the junk wagon passed a pawn shop with a gleaming brass trumpet in the window. . . .

With messages about hard work, persistence, hope, tolerance, cooperation, trust, and friendship, A Horn for Louis is perfect for aspiring young musicians and nonfiction fans alike!

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