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The Resource Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song, Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb

Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song, Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb

Label
Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song
Title
Strange fruit
Title remainder
Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song
Statement of responsibility
Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Silence. That was the response at Cafe Society the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but his song wasn't either of those things, . It was a song about injustice, and it would change her life forever. Discover how two outsiders- Billie Holiday, a young black woman raised in poverty, and Abel Meeropol, the son of Jewish immigrants- combined their talents to create a song that challenged racism and paved the way for the civil rights movement."--Inside book cover
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golio, Gary
Dewey number
782.42165
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3930.H64
LC item number
G65 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Riley-Webb, Charlotte
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Allan, Lewis
  • Lynching
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song, Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Silence. That was the response at Cafe Society the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but his song wasn't either of those things, . It was a song about injustice, and it would change her life forever. Discover how two outsiders- Billie Holiday, a young black woman raised in poverty, and Abel Meeropol, the son of Jewish immigrants- combined their talents to create a song that challenged racism and paved the way fro the civil rights movement." -- inside book cover
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781467751230
Isbn Type
(lb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016655641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
19509758
Label
Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song, Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Silence. That was the response at Cafe Society the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but his song wasn't either of those things, . It was a song about injustice, and it would change her life forever. Discover how two outsiders- Billie Holiday, a young black woman raised in poverty, and Abel Meeropol, the son of Jewish immigrants- combined their talents to create a song that challenged racism and paved the way fro the civil rights movement." -- inside book cover
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781467751230
Isbn Type
(lb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016655641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
19509758

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