Girl SingerBook - 2015
"1938: eighteen-year-old Avery, aspiring singer, is heard by Lester "Pres" Young, Count Basie's tenor saxophonist. Pres recommends her to Basie, and Avery is whisked into the jazz life. Years later, with several hit records to her credit, Avery settles in Greenwich Village. But her life takes a sharp turn when she meets Karl, a Jewish refugee from Hitler's Germany"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Fredonia, New York : Leapfrog Press, ©2015
Branch Call Number: CARLON
Characteristics: 164 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm