When Marian sang the true recital of Marian Anderson
An introduction to the life of Marian Anderson, extraordinary singer and civil rights activist, who was the first African-American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, whose life and career encouraged social change.
Track 1 has page turn signals, track 2 does not.
1 sound disc (ca. 30 min. each track) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ( p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 x 32 cm.)
She has written over twenty-five picture books, novels, and nonfiction books for young readers. The novel Esperanza Rising, winner of the Pura Belpre Medal, the Jane Addams Peace Award, an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults, and the Americas Award Honor Book, is based on her own grandmother's immigration from Mexico to California. Riding Freedom has also won many awards including the national Willa Cather Award and the California Young Reader Medal. When Marian Sang, a picture book about singer Marian Anderson, won numerous awards including the ALA Sibert Honor and NCTE's Orbis Pictus Award. In 2015 her title Echo made The New York Times Best Seller List. She also won a Kirkus Prize in the children's literature category with her title 'Echo'.
(Bowker Author Biography)