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The Resource Shake Rag : from the life of Elvis Presley, written by Amy Littlesugar ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Shake Rag : from the life of Elvis Presley, written by Amy Littlesugar ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Label
Shake Rag : from the life of Elvis Presley
Title
Shake Rag
Title remainder
from the life of Elvis Presley
Statement of responsibility
written by Amy Littlesugar ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A story about a period in the childhood of Elvis Presley when his family was dirt poor and he was introduced to the soulful music of the Sanctified Church that travelled to his town. "White Trash" was what they called the boy, just because he wore hand-me-down overalls and lived on the wrong side of the tracks over near Shake Rag. Oh, how things changed when his mama scrimped and saved to buy him a second-hand guitar. It was his best friend. But he caught the real fever from the "good news" gospel music and the sweet rich jazz that poured out of the juke joints in that town. One day he would show all of the doubters. With his music, one day, he would wake up the world!Amy Littlesugar and artist Floyd Cooper create a powerful book that challenges the rumors and stereotypes of one of the most controversial musical legends of our time
Cataloging source
DLC
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Littlesugar, Amy
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Cooper, Floyd
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presley, Elvis
  • Presley, Elvis
  • Singers
  • African Americans
  • Presley, Elvis
Target audience
primary
Label
Shake Rag : from the life of Elvis Presley, written by Amy Littlesugar ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocm36438920
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399230059
Lccn
97009618
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)36438920
Label
Shake Rag : from the life of Elvis Presley, written by Amy Littlesugar ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocm36438920
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399230059
Lccn
97009618
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)36438920

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