Strange Fruit

Strange Fruit

Billie Holiday and the Power of A Protest Song

eBook - 2017
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"Discover how two outsiders--singer Billie Holiday, a young black woman, and Abel Meeropol, the son of Jewish immigrants--created ""Strange Fruit,"" a song that challenged racism and paved the way for the Civil Rights movement."
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Millbrook Press, [2017]
ISBN: 9781512428377
151242837X
9781467751230
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Riley-Webb, Charlotte - Illustrator

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Funkelizk Jun 10, 2017

I was curious as to how this could be a children's book, but I think the author and illustrator did a masterful job. Like the song, it is meant to hit hard, so it is not for -little- children. Especially recommended for children who are starting to open their eyes to the world, and for adults who ought to know this story too.

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