Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
Review of Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
A review of the book from The Horn Book.
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
A review of the book from the blog, Read It Real Good.
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone - Storyhour with author Katheryn Russell-Brown - YouTube
A read aloud with author Katherine Russell-Brown of the book Little Melba and Her Big Trombone.
An author of the biography, including her other publications.
The Back Story with Katheryn Russell-Brown
The author discusses the inspiration for writing Little Melba and Her Big Trombone.
Illustrator Frank Morrison Takes Us Behind the Art
Illustrator Frank Morrison explains his process of art making for Little Melba and Her Big Trombone.
A short biography of illustrator Frank Morrison from Harper Collins Publisher.
Culture of the Southern United States - Wikipedia
A Wikipedia about the culture in the South.
Know Southern History :: Culture
A site with links to information about Southern culture, manners, “language,” and more.
An article about popular culture in the 1930s.
Social and Cultural Effects of the Depression
An article explaining the social and cultural effects of the Great Depression.
1930s Southern Food
A list of Southern food from the 1930s and their recipes.
Southern Food History
A brief article about the history of Southern Food.
United States | National Geographic Kids
A country profile of the US from National Geographic Kids.
MrNussbaum.com - Fifty States for Kids
Maps, games, and more to use to teach kids about US geography.
Kansas City, Missouri - Wikipedia
A Wikipedia article about Kansas City, including information about its history, geography, and more.
Kansas City Missouri Stock Photos and Pictures | Getty Images
Photos of Kansas City from Getty Images.
The Great Depression - History.com
An article and video about the Great Depression and its impact in the US.
US History: The Great Depression for Kids
A simpler article about the Great Depression.
Melba Liston - Wikipedia
A Wikipedia article about the musician Melba Liston.
Melba Liston | The Girls In The Band
A biography of Melba Liston.
History of Jazz
A brief article/timeline of the history of jazz.
Jazz History Timeline | Preceden
A timeline of the history of jazz.
Jazz Origins in New Orleans - National Park Service
An article about the origins of jazz.
A Depression-Era Playlist
A list of popular songs from the 1930s.
Jazz trombone | Curt’s Jazz Cafe
A biography of musician Melba Liston.
Melba Liston - Insomnia - YouTube
An audio clip of Melba Liston’s recording of Insomnia.
Melba Liston - “Start Swinging” - YouTube
A short video clip of Melba Liston performing in the All American Girl Band.
Book of the Month: Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
Discussion ideas and extension activities to use in the classroom.
TeachingBooks.net | Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
Book and author resources for the book Little Melba and Her Big Trombone.
Think Outside the Box: Brainstorming About Gender Stereotypes
A lesson plan for teaching about gender stereotypes.
Gender Shouldn’t Limit You!
A lesson plan for teaching about gender equity.
Teaching Kids to Break Down Gender Stereotypes
An article about how to teach kids to break down gender stereotypes.
NEA - Black History Month Lessons & Resources
Lessons and resources to use in the K-5 classroom for Black History Month.