When Marian Sang

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Marian Anderson is best known for her historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, which drew an integrated crowd of 75,000 people in pre-Civil Rights America. From her childhood, to her debut at the Metropolitan Opera, this book highlights not only the enormous obstacles Marian Anderson faced during her career, but also her celebrated accomplishments

Audio book edition, Live Oak Media

Awards and Honors

ALA Robert F. Sibert Honor Book – ALA Notable Children’s Book – Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Bank Street College) – NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction – Norman A Sugarman Award for Distinguished Biography – NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book

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