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Age 4-8
Grade PK-3

Troy Andrews, Bryan Collier

Trombone Shorty

Hardcover (Harry N. Abrams April 14, 2015) , 1st Edition edition
"Winner of both a Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Award, this beautiful picture book for older kids is an inspirational look at overcoming our circumstances to follow our dreams, in this case that of a young musician in New Orleans." - Seira Wilson, Amazon Editor

A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Award Winner
Hailing from the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest.
Along with esteemed illustrator Bryan Collier, Andrews has created a lively picture book autobiography about how he followed his dream of becoming a musician, despite the odds, until he reached international stardom. Trombone Shorty is a celebration of the rich cultural history of New Orleans and the power of music.
ISBN
1419714651 / 9781419714658
Pages
40
Weight
19.2 oz.
Dimensions
10.5 x 0.5 in.