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Title:
The voice that challenged a nation : Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights
Author:
Freedman, Russell.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Clarion Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
114 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
In the mid-1930s, Marian Anderson was a famed vocalist who had been applauded by European royalty and welcomed at the White House. But, because of her race, she was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. This is the story of her resulting involvement in the civil rights movement of the time.
Language:
English
Contents:
Easter Sunday, April 9, 1939 -- Twenty-five cents a song -- A voice in a thousand four: Marian fever -- Banned by the DAR -- Singing to the nation -- Breaking barriers -- "What I had was singing."
Reading Level:
1180 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.2 3.0 78566.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 7.3 7 Quiz: 36215 Guided reading level: Y.
ISBN:
9780618159765
Format :
Book