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 Libba : the magnificent musical life of Elizabeth Cotten
 Author: Veirs, Laura

 Illustrator: Fazlalizadeh, Tatyana

 Publisher:  Chronicle Books
 Pub Year: 2018

 Dewey: 782.4216
 Classification: Biography
 Physical Description: [39] p., col. ill., 26 cm

 BTSB No: 907181 ISBN: 9781452148571
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Cotten, Elizabeth
 African American women singers -- Biography
 Singers -- United States -- Biography

Price: $20.71

Elizabeth Cotten was only a little girl when she picked up a guitar for the first time. It wasn't hers (it was her big brother's), and it wasn't strung right for her (she was left-handed). But she flipped that guitar upside down and backwards and taught herself how to play it anyway. By age eleven, she'd written "Freight Train," one of the most famous folk songs of the twentieth century.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 3.50
   Points: .5   Quiz: 193583
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: 3-5
   Reading Level: 3.30
   Points: 3.0   Quiz: 72657

   Kirkus Reviews (+) (11/01/17)
   School Library Journal (+) (00/12/17)
   Booklist (11/15/17)
 The Hornbook (00/05/18)

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