Trombone Shorty:

Bibliographic Information: Andrews, T., Collier, B. (2015). Trombone shorty. New York. Harry H. Abrham’s Publishing.

Short Annotation: Based on a true story about a young boy who was really good at playing the trombone even though he was really little.

Genre: Nonfiction

Grade Level: 3rd grade

Readers who will like this book: Readers who like to read about a real life event and who like to read about musicians.

Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 4. I love the illustrations and reading about Trombone Shorty because I never heard about this person until I read this picture book. Also I love the message it coveys; no matter how small you are you can do anything you keep your mind to.

Text- Dependent Question: What concert does Trombone Shorty go to where he plays on the stage?

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