books pdf Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy WatersAuthor Michael Mahin –

Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award Evan TurkOutstanding Nonfiction Book Award, Childrens Literature Council, Southern CaliforniaA New York Times Best Illustrated Book of NPRs Best Books ofListNew York Public LibrarysBest Books for Kids Top Chicago Public LibrarysBest Books for Kids ListCenter for the Study of Multicultural Literatures Best Books List Windows and Mirrors Selection by the New England Childrens Booksellers AssociationParents Choice Awards Gold MedalCalifornia Reading Association Eureka Nonfiction Childrens Book Awards Gold MedalJunior Library Guild Selection, FallA picture book celebration of the indomitable Muddy Waters, a blues musician whose fierce and electric sound laid the groundwork for what would become rock and rollMuddy Waters was never good at doing what he was told When Grandma Della said the blues wouldnt put food on the table, Muddy didnt listen And when record producers told him no one wanted to listen to a country boy playing country blues, Muddy ignored them as well This tenacious streak carried Muddy from the hardscrabble fields of Mississippi to the smoky juke joints of Chicago and finally to a recording studio where a landmark record was made Soon the world fell in love with the tough spirit of Muddy Waters In blues infused prose and soulful illustrations, Michael Mahin and award winning artist Evan Turk tell Muddys fascinating and inspiring story of struggle, determination, and hope

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