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Author Golio, Gary, author.

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

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2017]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  J 782.42165 GOL    AVAILABLE
 LaSalle PL Juvenile NEW Book - LSBB-3  J 782.42 GOL    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Biography - MPLG-1  J B HOL    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Easy Biography - NSLY-11  EB HOL    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Juvenile Biography - RIPG-1  J B HOLIDAY    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - WLBB-2  J 305.5 GOL    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Juvenile Easy Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  E 921 HOL    AVAILABLE
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Summary Tells the story of how Billie Holiday and songwriter Abel Meeropol combined their talents to create "Strange Fruit," the iconic protest song that brought attention to lynching and racism in America.
Audience 870 Lexile.
Subject Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 -- Juvenile literature.
Allan, Lewis, 1903-1986. Strange fruit -- Juvenile literature.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959. (OCoLC)fst00011114
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
Allan, Lewis, 1903-1986. Strange fruit.
Strange fruit (Allan, Lewis) (OCoLC)fst01393388
Lynching -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Lynching. (OCoLC)fst01004334
Lynching -- History.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Riley-Webb, Charlotte, illustrator.
Other Form: Online version: Golio, Gary. Strange fruit Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2017] 9781512428377 (DLC) 2016020046
ISBN 9781467751230 (lb) (alkaline paper)
1467751235 (lb) (alkaline paper)

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