All Shook Up by Barry Denenberg
The Life & Death Of Elvis Presley

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Elvis Presley ­ all quivering hips and pouty lips ­ hit the scene in the 1950s, singing songs kids couldn't resist. Today, Elvis' image and music are as much a part of American popular culture as ever. This perceptive biography illuminates the overwhelming life of an American icon, from his extraordinary rise to his final fall. ALL SHOOK UP is a must-read for Elvis fans young and old.
 

About Barry Denenberg

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Barry Denenberg's biographies have garnered excellent reviews. He won a Jefferson Cup Honor Award for "When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson" (Dear America, 1996). The Jefferson Cup is awarded by the Virginia Library Association's Children's and Young Adult Round Table. It honors a distinguished biography, historical fiction or American history book for young people. Mr. Denenberg lives in New York state. Christopher Bing won a 2001 Caldecott Honor Award for "Casey at the Bat," the classic 1888 poem. "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" was called "an impressive volume" (PW). In a starred review, Booklist termed it "a remarkable visual interpretation of Longfellow's classic poem." Mr. Bing lives in Massachusetts. Rich Deas is an Art Director, designer, and illustrator with a strong focus on book design. He has created hundreds of book covers. Mr. Deas lives in New Jersey.
 
Published September 1, 2001 by Scholastic. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Arts & Photography, History, Education & Reference.

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Denenberg constructs the tragedy of Elvis Presley’s life in a series of chapters that take their titles from rock and rockabilly songs.

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"This personable biography chronicles not only the turbulent life of Elvis but the sweeping shifts he brought to popular culture.

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