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Hey everyone! It’s a new month and that means it’s time for another living history figure! We’re loving our study of popular 20th century musicians and we’re keeping it going with a look at the life and career of Nat King Cole.
Jay is a big fan of Nat King Cole’s work. We’ve watched a few of his classic television specials on PBS as a family and we have always been impressed at his grace as a performer. But outside of his work and the fact that he was Natalie Cole’s father, we don’t know a lot about his life. So we’re delving into his background with the kids this month.
Here are a few of the books we’ll be using in our unit:
And, for your enjoyment, one of our favorite Nat King Cole TV specials:
Stop back by on November 26 to see what we learned about Nat King Cole!