Sing Freedom: A Country Wins Its Freedom Through Song

Sing Freedom: A Country Wins Its Freedom Through Song


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Sing Freedom: A Country Wins Its Freedom Through Song by Vanita Oelschlager, Mike DeSantis

Sing Freedom! captures the essence of this successful nonviolent revolution in a format highly accessible to children. The conflict that eventually won the Estonians their freedom could have had a very violent outcome. This story tells the history of the oppression of the Estonian people and how they gained their freedom through non-violent means.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938164125
Publisher: Vanita Books
Publication date: 10/28/2015
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Vanita Oelschlager is a wife, mother, grandmother, philanthropist, former teacher, current caregiver, author and poet. She is a graduate of Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, where she currently serves as a Trustee. Vanita is also Writer in Residence for the Literacy Program at The University of Akron.

Kristin Blackwood is an experienced illustrator. Some of her other books include My Grampy Can’t Walk; Let Me Bee; Big Blue; Made In China; What Pet Will I Get?; Ivy in Bloom and Ivan’s Great Fall. She uses a linoleum reduction technique for creating the illustrations for this story. Kristin lives in Lakewood, Ohio, with her two daughters.

Mike Blanc is a career artist, who has illustrated countless publications for both corporate and public interests, worldwide. After 35 accomplished years of traditional drawing and painting, he now prefers the digital mediums. Previous titles by Mike and Vanita include Postcards from a War and Francesca. Mike lives in Ohio.


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reececo331 More than 1 year ago
Sing Freedom! by Vanita Oelschlager Estonia has a great tradition of song. But when the USSR took control of the country after World War II, they had a problem. The songs were changed, moved from their patriotic enthusiasm to Russian Soviet Doctrine. The oppressive Communist regime had a problem with their Authoritarian government, the people could not stand the world without their songs. Starting with forcing the acceptance of hidden meaning in their music the Estonians unified under song, and changed their world.