Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her by Amy Novesky and Vanessa Brantley Newton. Telling the life story of Billie Holiday to kids is no easy feat, but this team and their focus on the canine who loved her unconditionally pull it off with aplomb. Includes a great photo of Lady Day and Mister! Recommended by The PlanetEsme Plan. Link for information, please support your local independent bookseller.