The Resource Becoming Billie Holiday, Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Floyd Cooper

Becoming Billie Holiday, Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Floyd Cooper

Label
Becoming Billie Holiday
Title
Becoming Billie Holiday
Statement of responsibility
Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Floyd Cooper
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday looks back on her early years in this fictional memoir written in verse
Member of
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2009.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weatherford, Carole Boston
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.5.W31
LC item number
Be 2008
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cooper, Floyd
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Novels in verse
  • African Americans
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Becoming Billie Holiday, Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Floyd Cooper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intro: what shall I say? -- Why was I born? -- Love me or leave me -- My first impression of you -- How could you? -- One, two button your shoe -- Missa cantata/sung mass -- Left alone -- Say it isn't so -- Eeny meeny miney mo -- (You ain't gonna bother me) no more -- Practice makes perfect -- Ghost of yesterday -- Don't worry 'bout me -- Sailboat in the moonlight -- Havin' myself a time -- Guilty -- Gloomy sunday -- It's a sin to tell a lie -- God bless the child -- Back in your own backyard -- Jeepers creepers -- I'll never be the same -- Darn that dream -- I hear music: the blues are brewin -- St. Louis blues by W.C. Handy, 1914 -- It's the same old story -- But beautiful -- Ave Maria -- I wished on the moon -- If my heart could only talk -- Ain't nobody'sbusiness if I do -- No good man: I'm a fool to want you -- I'm painting the town red -- Trav'lin' light -- You go to my head -- Trav'lin all alone -- Bridge: I cover the waterfront -- Autumn in New York -- Let's call the whole thing off -- Love for sale -- Time on my hands -- Lady's back in town -- Do your duty -- Just one more chance -- I don't stand a ghost of a chance -- You gotta show me -- Spreadin' the rhythm around -- This is heaven to me -- Beyond the sea (La mer) -- A fine romance -- You let me down -- Matinee: American beauty -- But not for me -- I can't believe that you're in love with me -- How deep is the Ocean? -- Too marvelous for words -- Everything I have is yours -- That's life I guess -- Please don't talk about me when I'm gone -- Pennies from heaven -- When you're smiling -- Our love is different -- Just friends -- I get a kick out of you -- Body and soul -- Nice work if you can get it -- Matinee: Emperor Jones -- It's like reaching for the moon -- I can't face the music -- Twenty-Four hnours a day -- Sophisticated lady -- I'm in a low down groove -- Gimme a pigfoot and a bottle of beer -- I only havr eyes for you -- That's all I ask of you -- Them there eyes -- I'm a fool to want you -- I got it bad (and that ain't good) -- These'N'that'N'those -- Now they call it swing -- Things are looking up -- I've got a date with a dream -- Detour ahead -- Do you know what it means to Miss New Orleans? -- Foolin' myself -- One for my baby (and one more for the road) -- Moonlight in Vermont -- Please don't do it in here -- I don't know if I'm coming or going -- With thee I swing -- Big stuff -- The way you look tonight -- You turned the tables on me -- I gotta right to sing the blues -- I cried for you -- If dreams come true -- Coda: strange fruit
Control code
ocn191846391
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
117 pages
Isbn
9781590785072
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007051214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)191846391
Label
Becoming Billie Holiday, Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Floyd Cooper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intro: what shall I say? -- Why was I born? -- Love me or leave me -- My first impression of you -- How could you? -- One, two button your shoe -- Missa cantata/sung mass -- Left alone -- Say it isn't so -- Eeny meeny miney mo -- (You ain't gonna bother me) no more -- Practice makes perfect -- Ghost of yesterday -- Don't worry 'bout me -- Sailboat in the moonlight -- Havin' myself a time -- Guilty -- Gloomy sunday -- It's a sin to tell a lie -- God bless the child -- Back in your own backyard -- Jeepers creepers -- I'll never be the same -- Darn that dream -- I hear music: the blues are brewin -- St. Louis blues by W.C. Handy, 1914 -- It's the same old story -- But beautiful -- Ave Maria -- I wished on the moon -- If my heart could only talk -- Ain't nobody'sbusiness if I do -- No good man: I'm a fool to want you -- I'm painting the town red -- Trav'lin' light -- You go to my head -- Trav'lin all alone -- Bridge: I cover the waterfront -- Autumn in New York -- Let's call the whole thing off -- Love for sale -- Time on my hands -- Lady's back in town -- Do your duty -- Just one more chance -- I don't stand a ghost of a chance -- You gotta show me -- Spreadin' the rhythm around -- This is heaven to me -- Beyond the sea (La mer) -- A fine romance -- You let me down -- Matinee: American beauty -- But not for me -- I can't believe that you're in love with me -- How deep is the Ocean? -- Too marvelous for words -- Everything I have is yours -- That's life I guess -- Please don't talk about me when I'm gone -- Pennies from heaven -- When you're smiling -- Our love is different -- Just friends -- I get a kick out of you -- Body and soul -- Nice work if you can get it -- Matinee: Emperor Jones -- It's like reaching for the moon -- I can't face the music -- Twenty-Four hnours a day -- Sophisticated lady -- I'm in a low down groove -- Gimme a pigfoot and a bottle of beer -- I only havr eyes for you -- That's all I ask of you -- Them there eyes -- I'm a fool to want you -- I got it bad (and that ain't good) -- These'N'that'N'those -- Now they call it swing -- Things are looking up -- I've got a date with a dream -- Detour ahead -- Do you know what it means to Miss New Orleans? -- Foolin' myself -- One for my baby (and one more for the road) -- Moonlight in Vermont -- Please don't do it in here -- I don't know if I'm coming or going -- With thee I swing -- Big stuff -- The way you look tonight -- You turned the tables on me -- I gotta right to sing the blues -- I cried for you -- If dreams come true -- Coda: strange fruit
Control code
ocn191846391
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
117 pages
Isbn
9781590785072
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007051214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)191846391

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