Inspiring! Emmanuel is born with only one leg. His physical disability makes him seem less than to many people, including his father, who leaves when he was born. Proving that his disability doesn’t make him unable to live a full worthy life, he leads by example, being a provider for his family at a young age and a spokesperson for anyone with disabilities.
The first part is a fun read-aloud. The text is set to the tune of “This Old Man.” This would pair well with Zin! Zin! The Violin! by Lloyd Moss.
I included this as Nonfiction because of the biographies of the nine jazz men featured in each page!