A Horn for Louis (Paperback)

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Seven-year-old Louis Armstrong was too poor to buy a real horn. He didn’t even go to school. To help his mother pay the rent, Louis had a job. Every day he rode a junk wagon through the streets of New Orleans, playing his 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. . . . A Horn for Louis is perfect for Black History Month. With messages about hard work, persistence, hope, tolerance, cooperation, trust, and friendship, it’s perfect for the rest of the year, too!

About the Author


Eric Kimmel grew up in Brooklyn, New York, loving the music of Louis Armstrong, who lived a few miles away in Queens. He is the award-winningauthor of the Caldecott Honor Book Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0375840052
ISBN-13: 9780375840050
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers, 11/14/2006
Pages: 96
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 6
Maximum Age: 9
Minimum Grade Level: 1st Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 4th Grade


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