African American Musicians

African American Musicians

by Eleanora E. Tate, Jim Haskins


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African American Musicians by Eleanora E. Tate, Jim Haskins

Meet the black musicians who created Americais greatest music—from the early years to modern times Marian Anderson Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Chuck Berry Thomas "Blind Tom" Greene Bethune Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle James Brown Ray Charles Edmund Dede Thomas Andrew Dorsey Duke Ellington Ella Fitzgerald Aretha Franklin Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield W. C. Handy Mahalia Jackson Michael Jackson Francis Hall Johnson Scott Joplin B. B. King Queen Latifah Millie-Christine McCoy Jessye Norman Gertrude "Ma" Rainey (Pridgett) Doug and Frankie Quimby Paul Robeson Bessie Smith Stevie Wonder

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471253563
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/28/2000
Series: Black Stars Series , #11
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 7.66(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.65(d)
Lexile: 1130L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

ELEANORA E. TATE is a children's book author who has won numerous awards, including a CBC/NCSS Notable Childrenís Trade Book in the field of social studies for Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! and a Parent's Choice Gold Seal Award for The Secret of Gumbo Grove.

JIM HASKINS has written more than 100 nonfiction books for young readers. A professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Haskins has won numerous awards, including the Washington Post Childrenís Book Guild Award.

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