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Stand up and sing! : Pete Seeger, folk music, and the path to justice

Author: Susanna Reich; Adam Gustavson; Peter Yarrow
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pete Seeger was born with music in his bones. Coming of age during the Great Depression, Pete saw poverty and adversity that would forever shape his worldview, but it wasn't until he received his first banjo that he found his way to change the world. It was plucking banjo strings and singing folk songs that showed Pete how music had the incredible power to bring people together. Using this gift throughout his life,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Paper case bindings
Illustrated case bindings
Book jackets
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reich, Susanna.
Stand up and sing.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2017
(DLC) 2016023748
Named Person: Pete Seeger; Pete Seeger; Pete Seeger; Pete Seeger
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Reich; Adam Gustavson; Peter Yarrow
ISBN: 9780802738127 0802738125 9781681191973 1681191970 9781681191980 1681191989
OCLC Number: 950084127
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 30 cm
Responsibility: Susanna Reich ; illustrated by Adam Gustavson.

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Award-winning creators Susanna Reich and Adam Gustavson celebrate folk singer Pete Seeger--his life, his music, and his incredible activism.  Read more...

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