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Mahalia Jackson : freedom's voice

Author: Denise Lewis Patrick; Jennifer Bricking
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021] ©2021
Series: VIP, very important people (Harper (Firm : New York, N.Y.))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Mahalia Jackson was known as the queen of gospel music. A close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s, she was also a civil rights activist who sang at the March on Washington. And she traveled the world, too!" -- Book Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Mahalia Jackson; Mahalia Jackson; Mahalia Jackson
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Lewis Patrick; Jennifer Bricking
ISBN: 9780062978097 0062978098 9780062889683 0062889680 9781713758532 1713758539
OCLC Number: 1247949936
Description: 92 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Growing up by the riverside --
Aunt Duke's World --
A new home --
Spreading gospel music --
Mahalia's mission --
The voice of a nation --
"Troubles of the world" --
Going home.
Series Title: VIP, very important people (Harper (Firm : New York, N.Y.))
Other Titles: VIP: Mahalia Jackson
Responsibility: Denise Lewis Patrick ; interior illustrations by Jen Bricking.

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"Mahalia Jackson was known as the queen of gospel music. A close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s, she was also a civil rights activist who sang at the March on Washington. And she traveled the world, too!" -- Book Jacket.

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VIP: Mahalia Jackson

by barker_patricia (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Excellent Permalink

This book is an easy to read story about Mahalia Jackson, a black singer that lived during a difficult period of American history. The story is fascinating, and there is a lot of historical information included. The end of the book includes a timeline and information on other VIP's. One of the really...
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