Mahalia Jackson: Walking With Kings And Queens

Hardcover | January 27, 2015

byNina Nolan

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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.

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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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.Even as a young girl, Mahalia Jackson loved gospel music. Life was difficult for Mahalia growing up, but singing ...

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People might say little Mahalia Jackson was born with nothing, but she had something all right. A voice that was bigger than she was.Even as a young girl, Mahalia Jackson loved gospel music. Life was difficult for Mahalia growing up, but singing gospel always lifted her spirits. She soon realized that her powerful voice stirred everyon...

Nina Nolan has been writing for as long as she can remember (she sent out her first story to publishers when she was ten years old). When Nina readJust Mahalia, Babyby Laurraine Goreau, she was fascinated by the amazing and graceful life of Mahalia Jackson. She wanted more people, especially young ones, to know about Mahalia so they co...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.25 × 10 × 0.25 inPublished:January 27, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060879440

ISBN - 13:9780060879440

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