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Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song


Super Savings Item! Save 38% on the Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) at Youngster Book. MPN: 9780374303013. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award–winning South African singer, rose to fame in the hearts of her people at the pinnacle of apartheid―a brutal system


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Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award–winning South African singer, rose to fame in the hearts of her people at the pinnacle of apartheid―a brutal system of segregation similar to American Jim Crow laws. Mama Africa, as they called her, raised her voice to help combat these injustices at jazz clubs in Johannesburg; in exile, at a rally beside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; and before the United Nations.

Set defiantly in the present tense, this biography offers readers an intimate view of Makeba’s fight for equality. Kathryn Erskine’s call-and-response style text and Charly Palmer’s bold illustrations come together in a raw, riveting duet of protest song and praise poem. A testament to how a single voice helped to shake up the world―and can continue to do so.

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Manufacturer:Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Part Number:9780374303013
Publisher:Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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MPN:9780374303013
EAN:9780374303013
Item Size:0.41 x 11.33 x 11.33 inches
Package Weight:0.91 pounds
Package Size:8.11 x 0.35 x 0.35 inches

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