[Ebook] ➧ Hey, Charleston! Author Anne F. Rockwell – Varanus.us

Hey, Charleston! What Happened When A Former Slave Took Beat Up Old Instruments And Gave Them To A Bunch Of Orphans Thousands Of Futures Got A Little Brighter And A Great American Art Form Was Born In 1891, Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins Opened His Orphanage In Charleston, South Carolina He Soon Had Hundreds Of Children And Needed A Way To Support Them Jenkins Asked Townspeople To Donate Old Band Instruments, Some Of Which Had Last Played In The Hands Of Confederate Soldiers In The Civil War He Found Teachers To Show The Kids How To Play Soon The Orphanage Had A Band And What A Band It Was.The Jenkins Orphanage Band Caused A Sensation On The Streets Of Charleston People Called The Band S Style Of Music Rag, A Rhythm Inspired By The African American People Who Lived On The South Carolina And Georgia Coast The Children Performed As Far Away As Paris And London, And They Earned Enough Money To Support The Orphanage That Still Exists Today.

[Ebook] ➧ Hey, Charleston!  Author Anne F. Rockwell – Varanus.us
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Hey, Charleston!
  • Anne F. Rockwell
  • English
  • 27 April 2018
  • 0761355650

    10 thoughts on “[Ebook] ➧ Hey, Charleston! Author Anne F. Rockwell – Varanus.us


  1. says:

    The orphans of Charleston needed a hero and they found one in the good Reverend This documented story makes for excellent historical fiction describing a community leader, the birth of a musical phenomenon and opens the door for extended discussion and evenresearch.There were many things I didn t know about when I picked this book up at my local public library I didn t know about the cultural groups of South Carolina I didn t know about the birth of Jazz and how many diverse experiences The orphans of Charleston needed a hero and they ...


  2. says:

    Awesome book Fascinating story of cultural and historical significance A must read, especially for my 3rd graders, who study SC history.


  3. says:

    I m definitely going to be sharing this book with second graders, and pair it with some sweet ragtime music There is a Jenkins Orphanage Band video on Youtube.


  4. says:

    Book Description What happened when a former slave took beat up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born In 1891, Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins opened his orphanage in Charleston, South Carolina He soon had hundreds of children and needed a way to support them Jenkins asked townspeople to donate old band instruments some of which had last played in the hands of Confederate soldiers in the Civil War Book Description What happened when a former slave took beat up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born In 1891, Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins opened his orphanage in Charleston, South Carol...


  5. says:

    Extraordinary Heart touching Thought provoking It s hard to find words that do this book justice In 1891 Charleston, South Carolina, had a problem with orphans Reverend Jenkins started taking in these homeless African American kids His church was soon full, so he went to the city who gave him an old warehouse and 100 Soon his boys were drowning out the noise from the prison next door with music they played on donated instruments Thus was born the Jenkins Orphanage Band They spread ragt Extraordinary Heart touching Thought provoking It s hard to find words that do this book justice In 1891 Charleston, South Carolina, had a problem with orphans Reverend Jenkins started taking in these homeless African American kids His church was soon full, so he went to the city who gave him an old warehouse ...


  6. says:

    I loved this book Anne Rockwell proves that picture books can be informative and instructive and a great way to teach history Did you ever wonder how the dance of the 1920 s, the Charleston, got its name Hey Charleston Traces the dance back to 1891 when Reverend Jenkins needed to raise funds for an orphanage he had started Using donated instruments, many of which were used by soldiers during the civil War, he organized the Orphanage Band.He found teachers to instruct the children and the ba I loved this book Anne Rockwell proves that picture books can be informative and instructive and a great way to teach history Did you ever wonder how the dance of the 1920 s, the Charleston, got its name Hey Charleston Traces the dance back to 1891 when Reverend Jenkins ...


  7. says:

    Is there a particular genre of semi feel good, really beautifully, lushly illustrated, adaptations of important moments in African American history for kids picture books I suppose this is a member of said genre, and it is lovely The story of a South Carolinian Orphanage that ended up introducing America and beyond to the joys of big band jazz and sparked that wonderful dance, The Charl...


  8. says:

    This is a fascinating non fiction picture book about the beginning of Rag music It all started with a pastor of a small church in Charleston The tender hearted man began taking in orphans and caring for them He cared for them and taught them to care for themselves The group outgrew his home and they found an old warehouse that was turned into an orphanage The only problem was the prison next door The prisoners were loud and vulgar which was not the examples the pastor wanted for his charge This is a fascinating non fiction picture book about the beginning of Rag music It all started with a pastor of a small church in Charleston The tender hearted man began taking in orphans and caring for them He cared for th...


  9. says:

    This was a terrific, easy read I will definitely use it in my classroom when discussing the 1920 s It could also be a good lead in to Discussion of Germany s unrestricted submarine warfare at the start of World War I I have never heard this bit of history


  10. says:

    A great story about a little known piece of music history.

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