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Mahalia Jackson : walking with Kings and Queens / by Nina Nolan ; illustrations by John Holyfield.

Nolan, Nina. (Author). Holyfield, John, (illustrator.).

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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown J B JACKSON (Text to phone) 34014132920050 Juvenile Biography Checked out 09/30/2021
Derby Public Library JB JAC (Text to phone) 34047129736261 Juvenile Biography Available -
Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury J B JACKSON (Text to phone) 33630123130929 Juvenile Biography Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport jB JACKSON (Text to phone) 34000075969402 Juvenile Biography Available -
Stafford Library J B JACKSON (Text to phone) 34061131102578 Juvenile Biography Available -
Thompson Public Library JB Jackson (Text to phone) 34038118862432 Juvenile Biography Available -
Weston Public Library JB JACKSON NOLAN (Text to phone) 34053132820894 Juvenile Biography Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Participant or Performer Note: illus. John Holyfield.
Summary, etc.: A picture-book introduction to the gospel singer's life and career.
Target Audience Note:
Age 5-10.
Grade K to grade 3.
Subject: Women singers
Gospel musicians
African American women singers Biography Juvenile literature
Women singers United States Biography Juvenile literature
Gospel musicians United States Biography Juvenile literature
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972 Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies.

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Mahalia Jackson : Walking with Kings and Queens
Mahalia Jackson : Walking with Kings and Queens
by Nolan, Nina; Holyfield, John (Illustrator)
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Mahalia Jackson : Walking with Kings and Queens


Accompanied by John Holyfield's gorgeous illustrations, debut author Nina Nolan's narrative wonderfully captures the amazing story of how Mahalia Jackson became the Queen of Gospel in this fascinating picture book biography. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. Even as a young girl, Mahalia Jackson loved gospel music. Life was difficult for Mahalia growing up, but singing gospel always lifted her spirits and made her feel special. She soon realized that her powerful voice stirred everyone around her, and she wanted to share that with the world. Although she was met with hardships along the way, Mahalia never gave up on her dreams. Mahalia's extraordinary journey eventually took her to the historic March on Washington, where she sang to thousands and inspired them to find their own voices. With a timeline and further reading section, this book is perfect for Common Core.
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