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Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for the latest title in the Who Wasa]? series! The King could not have come from humbler origins: Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, during the Depression, he grew up with the blues music of the rural South, the gospel music of local churches, and the country-western classics. But he forged a sound all his ownaand a look that was all his own, too. With curled lip, swiveling hips, and greased pompadour, Elvis changed popular music forever, ushering in the age of rock and roll. Geoff Edgersas fascinating biography of this icon of American pop culture includes blackand- white illustrations on nearly every spread.
Paperback, 112 pages
Published on August 16, 2007 by Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN-10: 0448446421
ISBN-13: 9780448446424
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  • amur
    amurWednesday, April 1, 2015 at 2:42 pm
    I love his music!!!!!
    • cat27282
      cat27282Monday, May 20, 2013 at 12:45 pm55 stars
      I cant wait
      • Lax QueenThursday, March 21, 2013 at 4:07 pm
        Love,love,love,love! great book!
        • 20tkustwan
          20tkustwanTuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2:47 pm
          I loved this book! It is about the famous singer that lived in the 1900's... ELVIS PRESLEY! It was really cool for me to learn about someone I didn't know a lot about. At Elvis's concerts, some kids liked his outfits so much they wanted to dress like him. But their parents said no because they were not appropriate. His life was said because he was born in the Great Depression. His life was said because his family was really poor. I would recommend the Who Was? Books
          • 20tkustwan
            20tkustwanTuesday, December 18, 2012 at 12:54 pm
            I loved this book! It was about the famous singer in the 1900's... ELVIS PRESLEY! It was really cool for me to learn something about a singer I knew nothing about. Then I realized that Elvis's history was really cool. At Elvis's concerts, some of the kids thought his outfits were really cool so they wanted to dress like them but their parents wouldn't let them because they thought the outfits were not appropriate. He was also born in the Great Depression. The Great Depression was really sad and his life was sad because his family was poor. I would recommend all of the Who Was? Books.

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