Nina

Nina

Jazz Legend and Civil-rights Activist Nina Simone

Book - 2017
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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: Watertown, MA :, Charlesbridge,, 2017
Edition: First US edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781580898270
1580898270
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm

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