The 5 O'Clock Band

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

This companion title to Trombone Shorty—Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King Award and Odyssey Honor winner—is a well-tuned, beautiful visual and auditory exploration of a beloved community as Shorty visits the streets of New Orleans to find answers on how to be a leader in his band.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Category Diverse Books: #OwnVoices, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diversity
Publisher Live Oak Media
Imprint Live Oak Media
Language English
Publication Date 2020-11-10
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV031040, JUV039060, JUV011010
Dewey [Fic]
Features Author/Illustrator note and Original artwork

Author: Bill Taylor

Illustrator: Bryan Collier

Bryan Collier has won four Caldecott Honors, the Coretta Scott King Award, and the Ezra Jack Keats Award. Visit him at

Narrator: Dion Graham