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Author Veirs, Laura, author.
Title Libba : the magnificent musical life of Elizabeth Cotten / by Laura Veirs ; illustrated by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh.
Pub Info San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2018]
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 92 COTTEN     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 COTTEN     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Cot     AVAILABLE
 E Dennis (Sears)-Juvenile  J 92 COTTEN     AVAILABLE
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J 782.42 VEI     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Cotten     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 92 COTTEN     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 782.42 VEI     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole - Children's  J PICTURE 92 Cotten     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 580L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 3.5 0.5 0.5 193583
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary 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. And by the end of her life, people everywhere from the sunny beaches of California to the rolling hills of England knew her music.
Subject Cotten, Elizabeth -- Juvenile literature.
African American women singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Singers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Fazlalizadeh, Tatyana, illustrator.
ISBN 9781452148571 (alk. paper)
1452148570 (alk. paper)
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