Books for young readers
A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965
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Hal Leonard Corp., ed. Kids’ Broadway Songbook (book/CD). Hal Leonard Corporation, 2001. Ages 8 and up.
Rodgers, Richard and Oscar Hammerstein. My Favorite Things. HarperCollins, 2005. Ages 4-8.
—— Rodgers and Hammerstein Children’s Songbook. Hal Leonard Corporation, 1981. Ages 8 and up.
Seskin, Steve. Sing My Song: A Kid's Guide to Songwriting. Tricycle Press, 2008. Ages 4-8.
Streissguth, Thomas. Say It With Music: A Story About Irving Berlin. Carolrhoda Books, 1994. Ages 9-12.
Venezia, Mike. George Gershwin (Getting to Know the World’s Great Composers). Children’s Press, 1995. Ages 9-12.
Whiting, Jim. The Life and Times of Irving Berlin. Mitchell Lane, 2003. Ages 9-12.
——The Life and Times of George Gershwin. Mitchell Lane, 2004. Ages 9-12.
These websites contain lists of singable picture books for children by composers of the great American Songbook, including Irving Berlin, and Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein.