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.

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http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/04/10/a-few-favorite-singable-books-part-59-rodgers-hammerstein/
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.

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