Ella Queen of Jazz (New Biography)

Ella Queen of Jazz by Helen Hancocks is a delight. Ella Fitzgerald was a prodigious talent with an amazing band to back her up. Unfortunately, the biggest clubs wouldn't book her because she was African American. In steps a good friend, whose identity will surprise many readers, to make things right and get Ella the introduction she deserves. This is both the story of a friendship and a lesson on the ignorance of prejudice.  (Non-Ficiton: Informational)