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The Resource Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song, Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb

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

Label
Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song
Title
Strange fruit
Title remainder
Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song
Statement of responsibility
Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The audience was completely silent 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 this 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 for the Civil Rights movement
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golio, Gary
Dewey number
782.42165
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3930.H64
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Riley-Webb, Charlotte
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Allan, Lewis
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Lynching
  • Lynching
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song, Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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
Control code
ocn948670720
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781512438642
Lccn
2016655642
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C000B808-514D-4150-AECB-FB507D617B1E
Label
Strange fruit : Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song, Gary Golio ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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
Control code
ocn948670720
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781512438642
Lccn
2016655642
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C000B808-514D-4150-AECB-FB507D617B1E

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