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Real Life Performers

Be inspired by the lives of these real life performers.

Skit-scat raggedy cat: Ella Fitzgerald by written by Roxane Orgill ; illustrated by Sean Qualls

Footwork: the story of Fred and Adele Astaire by Roxane Orgill ; illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch

Louis Armstrong: jazz legend by Terry Collins ; illustrated by Richie Pope

The Beatles were fab (and they were funny) by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer ; illustrated by Stacy Innerst

Harlem's little blackbird by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Christian Robinson

Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the dog who loved her by Amy Novesky ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton

Monsieur Marceau by Leda Schubert ; illustrated by Gérard DuBois

When Bob met Woody: the story of the young Bob Dylan by Gary Golio ; illustrated by Marc Burckhardt

Lost boy: the story of the man who created Peter Pan by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Steve Adams

To dance: a memoir by Siena Cherson Siegel ; with artwork by Mark Siegel

Just being Audrey by Margaret Cardillo ; illustrated by Julia Denos