Informational (nonfiction), 1,937 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 970L
Winner of the National Medal of Arts and 13 Grammy Awards. Sold over 40 million records. Named the “First Lady of Song.” These are just some of the accomplishments of music legend Ella Fitzgerald. Although life for this top female vocalist was not without its struggles, Ella showed the world that people can overcome adversity and achieve their dreams. Photographs support the text.
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auditions, compassionate, engagement, frustration, gig, headliners, impersonations, improvised, jazz, legend, petrified, predecessor, professional, racism, reform school, scat
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