Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Charlesbridge,
Pub. Date:
[2017].
Edition:
First US edition.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
560L
Description
A stunning picture-book biography of the High Priestess of Soul and one of the greatest voices of the 20th century. With evocative black-and-white illustrations and moving prose, readers are introduced to Nina Simone, jazz-music legend and civil-rights activist. Shared as a lullaby to her daughter, a soulful song recounts Simone's career, the trials she faced as an African American woman, and the stand she took during the Civil Rights Movement. This poignant picture book offers a melodic tale that is both a historic account of an iconic figure and an extraordinary look at how far we've come and how far we still need to go for social justice and equality. A timeless and timely message aptly appropriate for today's social and political climates. ♦ "A good introduction to Simone's life, from her early love of music to her rise to the status of legend" -- Kirkus Reviews , starred review ♦ "Strikingly illustrated" -- Booklist , starred review ♦ "Hauntingly beautiful illustrations" -- Foreword Reviews , starred review "Stirring and powerful. . . " -- BookPage
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781580898270
Lexile measure:
560L
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 90831a52-194c-2290-ec65-f9e38d016256
Full title nina jazz legend and civil rights activist nina simone
Author brière haquet alice
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-20 04:36:55AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 04:51:18AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Liance, Bruno,
author Brière-Haquet, Alice, 1979-
author2-role Liance, Bruno,illustrator.
author_display Brière-Haquet, Alice
available_at_aacpl Severn Library, Severna Park Library
collection_aacpl JUVENILE
detailed_location_aacpl Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library - Children's Nonfiction, Odenton Library - Children's Nonfiction, Severn Library - Children's Nonfiction, Severna Park Library - Children's Nonfiction
display_description With evocative black-and-white illustrations and moving prose, readers are introduced to Nina Simone, jazz-music legend and civil-rights activist. Shared as a lullaby to her daughter, a soulful song recounts Simone's career, the trials she faced as an African American woman, and the stand she took during the Civil Rights Movement. This poignant picture book offers a melodic tale that is both a historic account of an iconic figure and an extraordinary look at how far we've come and how far we still need to go for social justice and equality. A timeless and timely message aptly appropriate for today's social and political climates.
format_aacpl Book
format_category_aacpl Books
id 90831a52-194c-2290-ec65-f9e38d016256
isbn 9781580898270
item_details ils:a1405834|31997100121375|Odenton Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 921 SIMONE|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|Apr 04, 2018|WCO||, ils:a1405834|31997100121383|Severn Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 921 SIMONE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Feb 04, 2018|PRO||, ils:a1405834|31997100121391|Severna Park Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 921 SIMONE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Apr 11, 2018|S-PK||, ils:a1405834|31997100121409|Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 921 SIMONE|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|Apr 10, 2018|EAN||, ils:a1405834|31997100121417|Severna Park Library - Children's Nonfiction|J 921 SIMONE|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|May 19, 2018|S-PK||
itype_aacpl Children's Nonfiction
last_indexed 2018-05-27T08:51:18.293Z
lexile_score 560
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl J 921 SIMONE
local_time_since_added_aacpl Six Months, Year
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, Odenton Library, Severn Library, Severna Park Library
primary_isbn 9781580898270
publishDate 2017
record_details ils:a1405834|Book|Books|First US edition.|English|Charlesbridge,|[2017].|1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl ils:a1405834|31997100121375|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a1405834|31997100121383|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a1405834|31997100121391|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a1405834|31997100121409|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a1405834|31997100121417|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||
subject_facet Biographies, Simone, Nina, -- 1933-2003 -- Juvenile literature, Singers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Women singers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone
title_full Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone/ Alice Brière-Haquet ; illustrated by Bruno Liance
title_short Nina : jazz legend and civil-rights activist Nina Simone
topic_facet Simone, Nina, Singers, Women singers