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Nonfiction Monday: Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat Ella Fitzgerald

Gathering Books

I was excited to discover this picture book in our community libraries. I knew that it is not only perfect for our Girl Power and Women’s Wiles theme, it is also a great fit for Nonfiction Monday – a regular event in the kidlitosphere. Our host this week is Anastasia Suen from Booktalking.

Dancing for Nickels and Rhythm Imprinted in One’s Veins. Very few people may know that Ella Fitzgerald started out as a dancer. It was music that soothed their family’s tired souls – allowing her mother to forget everything else as she pressed white shirts at the Silver Lining Laundry, making them forget the household chores – who needs washing, ironing, or even supper when you have rhythm in your veins. The same passion for music was demonstrated by Tempie, Ella’s mother who despite having very little moneycould always manage to scrape together seventy-five cents for…

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MANON KUBLER. PERIODISTA , ESCRITORA EN RETIRADA. A LA SAGA DE UNA NUEVA CRONICA. PREPARO MIS BALAS. EXPULSO MIS FUEGOS. AFINO MIS LLAGAS. AVANZO. ME DEMORO. VUELVO A AVANZAR. BUSCO ESTOMAGOS QUE SUJETEN TOXICOS Y EXTREMOS. AQUI ESTOY, A LA SAGA, VIVIA Y SOBREVIVIDA PARA LA ALEGRIA DE POCOS, SALUD MANON

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