She Raised Her Voice!

50 Black Women Who Sang Their Way Into Music History
by Jordannah Elizabeth, Briana Dengoue

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A fully illustrated middle-grade anthology celebrating Black women singers throughout history in a first-of-its-kind collection.

Winner of the 2022 JJA Jazz Awards for Book of Year about Jazz

From jazz and blues, hip hop and R&B, pop, punk, and opera, Black women have made major contributions to the history and formation of...
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Published By Running Press Kids

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 168

Publication Date 12/28/2021

ISBN 9780762475162

Dimensions 7.7 inches x 9.95 inches

“The revelatory and uplifting narratives span many musical genres… and illuminate the profound impact Black women have made on social, political, and spiritual life through the power of their voices. A celebratory and informative homage to courageous and pioneering Black female vocalists.”

— Kirkus Reviews

“Elizabeth’s offering of this female awareness is a certified effort in the ongoing struggle for female equality. This is the perfect holiday gift that will forever inspire aspirations.”
— New York Amsterdam News

“This is a great reference book about women who have made their mark in the music industry. The pages are packed with interesting biographical information on these incredible women. Great artwork and interesting content make this a great addition for any library. A glossary of music terms is included at the end of the book. (Ages 8-12)”
— The Midwest Book Review