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Marian Anderson

Amazing Opera Singer

Series: Famous African Americans

By Patricia McKissack and Fredrick McKissack

Marian Anderson, with the power of her magnificent voice, triumphed over the racial barriers of her time. In a career that spanned four decades, she lifted herself out of poverty to become a world-famous singer. In this wonderful, easy text, the McKissacks show how the light of Marian Anderson grew bright and transformed her into one of the most beloved people around the world.

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"Each simply written title in this updated series . . . provides an adequate introduction to a notable African American . . . Large type and short sentences make these books suitable for use with reluctant readers."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2013

". . . offers accessible biographies for younger students or older struggling readers."

Library Media Connection, October 2013

"An excellent biography starter for kids."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2013

". . . overall, the language is simple and straightforward . . . These introductions will be useful for reports and for independent reading."

School Library Journal, April 2013

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