The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights
by Russell Freedman
A moving account of the life of Marian Anderson, a talented and determined artist who was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall and went on to thrill a crowd of 75,000 in a performance at the Lincoln Memorial. Freedman has written an interesting and carefully researched account of her life.
- Newbery Honor Book 2005
- School Library Journal Best Books 2005
Level: Gr. 5-9 DRA Level: 60 Lexile Measure: 1180L
Grade Equivalent: 7.3 Guided Reading: Y
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