Louis Armstrong

From the Series History Maker Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

True or False? Louis Armstrong was often called “The World’s Greatest Trumpet Player.” True! Louis Armstrong changed the sound of American music with his exciting, powerful trumpet-playing. He helped make jazz one of the world’s most popular forms of music. And his gruff singing voice and shining personality made him one of the most popular entertainers of all time.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76134-001-0
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2008-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.9
Reading Counts! Points 4.0
BISACS JNF007060, JNF007050
Dewey 781.65092
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Lexile 700
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 119386
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

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History Maker Biographies

Explore the lives of famous figures found in the core of every history curriculum. Each completely nonfiction book is illustrated with historical photographs and illustrations. Sidebars, a timeline, and entertaining cartoon illustrations further illuminate each subject’s personality. View available downloads →