Martin and Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

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Martin and Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Illustrations by Brian Pinkney

First Release:

September 2013

ISBN: 9780316070133

“[Mahalia’s] voice had the power to call folks forward. Martin hoped that together their gospel gifts could set people on the path to peace. Mahalia had her eyes on the very same prize.” Author’s and illustrator’s notes. Further reading. Selected discography. Time line. Full-color illustrations rendered in watercolors and India ink.

  • ISBN: 9780316070133
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Little, Brown
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 12" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 323.092
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.7, Points: 0.5
    Lexile: Level: AD650L
    Awards & Honors: Booklist 2013 Lasting Connections, Social Studies; Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2013, Biographies; SLJs Best Books of 2013, Nonfiction; Booklist Editor’s Choice: Books for Youth, 2013, Nonfiction; Booklist 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Black History; ALA 2014 Notable Children’s Books, Younger Readers; 2014 CLA Notable Children’s Books in the English Language Arts
    Genre: Nonfic
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