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Martin and Mahalia - a book by Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Martin and Mahalia

His Words, Her Song

Martin and Mahalia( )
Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Artist: Pinkney, Brian
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

They were each born with the gift of gospel. Martin's voice kept people in their seats, but also sent their praises soaring. Mahalia's voice was brass-and-butter - strong and smooth at the same time. With Martin's sermons and Mahalia's songs, folks were free to shout, to sing their joy. On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and his...
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Author Biography
Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author)
Brian Pinkney, author and illustrator, was born August 28, 1961. He has received the Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations, three Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, and in 1997, he won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for his book, The Adventures of Sparrowboy. He has also won two Caldecott Honor awards for his illustrations with the books: The Faithful Friend, by Robert D. San Souci, and Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Pinkney primarily uses the scratchboard illustrative technique with most of his books.

Pinkney lives with his wife, Andrea, and their children in Brooklyn, New York.


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