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Mahalia Jackson : the voice of gospel and civil rights

Author: Barbara Kramer
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow, ©2003.
Series: African-American biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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A biography of the renowned gospel singer who hoped that her art would further the cause of civil rights for African Americans.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biographie
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Mahalia Jackson; Mahalia Jackson; Mahalia Jackson; Mahalia Jackson; Mahalia Jackson
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kramer
ISBN: 0766021157 9780766021150
OCLC Number: 50643643
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "I been 'buked and I been scorned" --
A small girl with a big voice --
A new start --
A "fish-and-bread" singer --
"Move on up a little higher" --
A turning point --
Civil rights, television, and the movies --
Traveling to the Holy Land --
Love and loss --
A star that continues to shine.
Series Title: African-American biographies.
Responsibility: Barbara Kramer.

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A biography of the renowned gospel singer who hoped that her art would further the cause of civil rights for African Americans.

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