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 BR017397
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
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 grades 6-9 and older readers. Newbery Honor, Sibert Medal. 2004.
Local Subject Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Music & Dance - MAD
Arts & Architecture - ART
Award-Winning Children's Books - AWJ
Young Adult Book - YA
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Black Interest - BLK
Biography - Musicians, Singers & Dancers - BIM
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
Young Adult Interest - YAI
Award-Winning Young Adult Books - AWY
Audience Notes For grades 6-9.
Award winner.
LC Subject African American singers - Biography - Juvenile literature
African Americans - 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 (Associated Services for the Blind, transcribing agency).
Original Publication Transcription of: New York : Clarion Books, c2004. 0618159762
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