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The voice that challenged a nation : Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights / by Russell Freedman.

Authors: Freedman, Russell.
Call number: jB Anderson, Marian FRE
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, c2004.
Publication date: c2004.
Subject: Contraltos -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 -- Juvenile literature.
Title: The voice that challenged a nation : Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights / by Russell Freedman.
Physical description: 114 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: Easter Sunday, April 9, 1939 -- Twenty-five cents a song -- A voice in a thousand four: Marian fever -- Banned by the DAR -- Singing to the nation -- Breaking barriers -- "What I had was singing."
Summary note: In the mid-1930s, Marian Anderson was a famed vocalist who had been applauded by European royalty and welcomed at the White House. But, because of her race, she was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. This is the story of her resulting involvement in the civil rights movement of the time.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-103) and index.
Discography: p. 105-106.
Awards note: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Newbery Honor Book.
Robert F. Sibert Medal winner.
ISBN: 0618159762 (hardcover) : $18.00
1415599629 (BWI)
LCCN: 2003019558
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|955517
Bib No.: 955517

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