Ben's Trumpet

By Rachel Isadora

The mood, sounds, and rhythms of jazz pulsate through the illustrations as Ben sits on the fire escape and blows his imaginary trumpet to the jazz sounds emanating from the Zig Zig Jazz Club. Set in the twenties and illustrated with dynamic blackand-white drawings, this is the story of one boy's dream coming true.

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