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A Horn for Louis

Eric A. Kimmel

Library Binding

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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (11/14/2006)
Hardcover (12/27/2005)
Prebound (11/14/2006)


Seven-year-old Louis Armstrong was too poor to buy a real horn. He didn’t even go to school. To help his mother pay the rent, Louis had a job. Every day he rode a junk wagon through the streets of New Orleans, playing his tin horn and collecting stuff people didn’t want. Then one day the junk wagon passed a pawn shop with a gleaming brass trumpet in the window. . . .
A Horn for Louis is perfect for Black History Month. With messages about hard work, persistence, hope, tolerance, cooperation, trust, and friendship, it’s perfect for the rest of the year, too!

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375932526, 96pp.

Publication Date: December 27, 2005