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Marian Anderson : a great singer

by McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Homewood Children's African American j ML3930.A5 M4 2001
Location  CLP - Homewood
 
Collection  Children's African American
 
Call Number  j ML3930.A5 M4 2001
 
 
CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Biography j ML3930.A5 M4 2001
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Biography
 
Call Number  j ML3930.A5 M4 2001
 
 
Summary
Marian Anderson, with the power of her magnificent voice, triumphed over the racial barriers of her time. In a career that spanned four decades, she lifted herself out of poverty to become a world-famous singer. In this wonderful, easy text, the McKissacks show how the light of Marian Anderson grew bright and transformed her into one of the most beloved people around the world.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 2-4. These titles are revised editions of volumes from the ongoing Great African Americans series published 10 years ago. In both volumes, the visuals and formats have been much improved. Numerous black-and-white photos now replace the marginal ink drawings in the older volumes, and the layouts are much more inviting. New back matter includes time lines, revised reading lists, and recommended Web sites. The unexceptional text remains largely unchanged from the originals, but these titles offer solid, straightforward biographies of legends whose stories are not often told for such a young audience. --Gillian Engberg"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017. Great African Americans series.
Subjects Anderson, Marian, -- 1897-1993 -- Juvenile literature.
Anderson, Marian, -- 1897-1993.
Contraltos -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Singers.
Women -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
Publisher Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers,2001
Edition Rev. ed.
Contributors McKissack, Fredrick.
Language English
Description 32 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
ISBN 0766016765
0766012115
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