Sweethearts of Rhythm

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Informationen zum Autor Marilyn Nelson is a three-time National Book Award Finalist! has won a Newbery Honor! a Printz Honor and several Coretta Scott King Honors! and has received several prestigious poetry awards! including the Poets' Prize and the Robert Frost Medal. She has recently been a judge of poetry applicants at the National Endowment for the Arts and Yaddo! and has received three honorary doctorates. Klappentext In the 1940s! as the world was at war! a remarkable jazz band performed on the American home front. This all-female band! originating from a boarding school in the heart of Mississippi! found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country! offering solace during the hard years of the war. Full color. Zusammenfassung In the 1940s! as the world was at war! a remarkable jazz band performed on the American home front. This all-female band! originating from a boarding school in the heart of Mississippi! found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country! offering solace during the hard years of the war. They dared to be an interracial group despite the cruelties of Jim Crow laws! and they dared to assert their talents though they were women in a ?man?s? profession. Told in thought-provoking poems and arresting images! this unusual look at our nation?s history is deep and inspiring.

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Marilyn Nelson is a three-time National Book Award Finalist, has won a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor and several Coretta Scott King Honors, and has received several prestigious poetry awards, including the Poets' Prize and the Robert Frost Medal. She has recently been a judge of poetry applicants at the National Endowment for the Arts and Yaddo, and has received three honorary doctorates.

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In the 1940s, as the world was at war, a remarkable jazz band performed on the American home front. This all-female band, originating from a boarding school in the heart of Mississippi, found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war. Full color.

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Titel
Sweethearts of Rhythm
Untertitel
The Story of the Greatest All-Girl Swing Band in the World
Autor
EAN
9780803731875
ISBN
978-0-8037-3187-5
Format
Fester Einband
Altersempfehlung
9 bis 12 Jahre
Herausgeber
Random House N.Y.
Genre
Sachbücher
Anzahl Seiten
80
Gewicht
522g
Größe
H203mm x B262mm x T15mm
Jahr
2009
Untertitel
Englisch
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