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BISAC Subject JNF036020

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Music / History

American Country: Bluegrass, Honky-Tonk, and Crossover Sounds

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer belts out a lonesome song. A guitarist plucks out a twangy lead. A fiddle player brings out a sweet melody. These are the sounds of country. Country music rose out of the folk… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 781.6420973

American Hip-Hop: Rappers, DJs, and Hard Beats

From the Series American Music Milestones

A rapper spits rhymes into a microphone. A DJ scratches a record back and forth against a turntable needle. Fans' feet stomp along to a stiff beat. These are the sounds of hip-hop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 782.42164909

American Latin Music: Rumba Rhythms, Bossa Nova, and the Salsa Sound

From the Series American Music Milestones

The crowd sways to the melodic strumming of a bossa nova guitarist. A vocalist belts out lyrics that blend English and Spanish. Couples dance to salsa's syncopated rhythms. These are the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 781.64089'68073

American Music Milestones Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series American Music Milestones

Set

This high-interest series looks at key musical landscapes in American music. Each book takes a peek at the key events, performers, albums, and songs in the evolution of a specific musical genre. Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $319.92
  • Your Price: $239.94
  • 6 titles

American Music Milestones — Library Bound Set

From the Series American Music Milestones

Set

This high-interest series looks at key musical landscapes in American music. Each book takes a peek at the key events, performers, albums, and songs in the evolution of a specific musical genre. Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $153.25
  • Your Price: $114.94
  • 5 titles

American Pop: Hit Makers, Superstars, and Dance Revolutionaries

From the Series American Music Milestones

Throbbing disco beats boom at the club. Crowds move to the lively beat of dance pop hits. Fans scream and cheer for teen idols. These are the sounds of pop. After Elvis hit the scene in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 781.640973

American R & B: Gospel Grooves, Funky Drummers, and Soul Power

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer calls out to the crowd. An electric bass thumps out a beat. Horns blare and strings swirl. These are the sounds of R & B. Rhythm and blues music evolved from all sorts of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 781.644

American Rock: Guitar Heroes, Punks, and Metalheads

From the Series American Music Milestones

A guitarist fires off riffs. A drummer pounds out primal rhythms. Fans scream along to a booming chorus. These are the sounds of rock. When rock 'n' roll first shook up young audiences… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 781.660973

Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

What happened when a former slave took beat-up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans? Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born. In… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 784.4'4060757915