Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald

I loved this book. Ella’s story is one of persistance. I have read it to the students at my school and played her music, letting them hear her scat. I emphasized that a jazz club owner gave her a second chance. We all need second chances.

Review by Stephanie Fullmer, Lincoln Elem. School Media Center
Rating: ★★★★½ (4.5 Stars)
Interest Level: Grades 2-6

Roxane Orgill – Official Website
Sean Qualls – Official Website

Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald
Written by Roxane Orgill, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Candlewick Press
48 p.
Release Date: August 24, 2010
ISBN: 9780763617332 (hardcover)

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