Who Was Elvis Presley?

Who Was Elvis Presley?


Illustrator:
Illustrator: Nancy Harrison

Format
Ebook
Price
$5.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101098929
  • 112 Pages
  • Grosset & Dunlap
  • 8-12 years

Overview

Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for another addition to the Who Was…? series! The King could not have come from humbler origins: Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, during the Depression, he grew up with the blues music of the rural South, the gospel music of local churches, and the country-western classics. But he forged a sound all his own—and a look that was all his own, too. With curled lip, swiveling hips, and greased pompadour, Elvis changed popular music forever, ushering in the age of rock and roll. Geoff Edgers’s fascinating biography of this icon of American pop culture includes black and- white illustrations on nearly every spread.

Series

Who Was…?
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Pam Pollack
Meg Belviso
Paula K. Manzanero
Kirsten Anderson
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Illustrator: Nancy Harrison
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Fun Fact

Elvis Presley is born in 1935 and, a little over 20 years later, he would have his first #1 single on the US charts, forever changing the landscape of popular culture and ushering in a new age of celebrity superstardom.

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