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The Resource Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone/, Alice Brière-Haquet ; illustrated by Bruno Liance

Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone/, Alice Brière-Haquet ; illustrated by Bruno Liance

Label
Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone/
Title
Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone/
Statement of responsibility
Alice Brière-Haquet ; illustrated by Bruno Liance
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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
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Summary
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
Writing style
Illustration
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10614167
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 782.42164092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
560
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone/, Alice Brière-Haquet ; illustrated by Bruno Liance
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
967920792
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781580898270
Lccn
2017000466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967920792
Label
Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone/, Alice Brière-Haquet ; illustrated by Bruno Liance
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
967920792
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781580898270
Lccn
2017000466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967920792

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