The voice that challenged a nation Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights

Title The voice that challenged a nation Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights
Names Freedman, Russell.
Book Number DB058728
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Recounts the life of African American singer Marian Anderson and her "once-in-a-hundred-years" voice. Describes her Philadelphia childhood, intense training, successful career in Europe, triumphant return to America, and setbacks caused by racial discrimination. Highlights Anderson's successful 1939 Lincoln Memorial performance for 75,000 fans. Newbery Honor and Sibert Award.. For grades 6-9 and older readers. 2004.
Narrator Toney, David.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
Juvenile Book - JU
History - HST
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Music & Dance - MAD
Arts & Architecture - ART
Award-Winning Children's Books - AWJ
Audience Notes For grades 6-9.
Male narrator.
Award winner.
LC Subject African American singers - Biography - Juvenile literature
African Americans - Civil rights - Juvenile literature
Contraltos - United States - Biography - Juvenile literature
Singers - Juvenile literature
Women - Biography - Juvenile literature
Call Number j782.1092 B JNF
Language English
Released 2004
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2004 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Clarion Books, c2004. 0618159762
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