Talkin’ Guitar: A Story of Young Doc Watson

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Talkin’ Guitar: A Story of Young Doc Watson

by Robbin Gourley

First Release:

June 2015

ISBN: 9780544129887

Arthel “Doc” Watson was a legendary bluesman. But first, as a blind boy on a farm, he found music in “cows mooing, the river rushing, and the high, lonesome whistle of the train.” Further information about Doc Watson. Sources. Full-color watercolor illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780544129887
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Clarion
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 7 15/16" x 10 3/4"
    Dewey Classification: 787.87092
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.6, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: AD660L
    Awards & Honors: Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Biography and Memoir
    Genre: Nonfic
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