Nina

Nina

Jazz Legend and Civil-rights Activist Nina Simone

eBook - 2017
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A stunning picture-book biography of the High Priestess of Soul and one of the greatest voices of the 20th century. With evocative black-and-white illustrations and moving prose, readers are introduced to Nina Simone, jazz-music legend and civil-rights activist. Shared as a lullaby to her daughter, a soulful song recounts Simone's career, the trials she faced as an African American woman, and the stand she took during the Civil Rights Movement. This poignant picture book offers a melodic tale that is both a historic account of an iconic figure and an extraordinary look at how far we've come and how far we still need to go for social justice and equality. A timeless and timely message aptly appropriate for today's social and political climates.
Publisher: [United States] : Charlesbridge, 2017
ISBN: 9781632896926
1632896923
Branch Call Number: Hoopla eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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