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R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul
Title:
R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2020]
ISBN:
9781534452282
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Target Audience:
Ages 4 - 8

Grades K-1
Language:
English
Abstract:
"Aretha Franklin was born to sing. The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer, her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her father's Detroit church. Aretha sang with a soaring voice that spanned more than three octaves. Her incredible talent and string of hit songs earned her the title "the Queen of Soul." This Queen was a multi-Grammy winner and the first female inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And there was even more to Aretha than being a singer, songwriter, and pianist: shewas an activist, too. Her song "Respect" was an anthem for people fighting for civil rights and women's rights. With words that sing and art that shines, this vibrant portrait of Aretha Franklin pays her the R-E-S-P-E-C-T this Queen of Soul deserves"-- Provided by publisher.
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