Be a Friend: The Story of African American Music
The book covers five distinct African American musical styles - spirituals, blues, jazz, gospel, and rap. The story of each style is told in lively writing, with historical photographs and beautiful oil paintings. And the sheet music to all eight songs is included! Be A Friend is at once an important musical history book and a lot of fun.
Composed and written by Leotha Stanley illustrated by Henry Hawkins
Full-color illustrations, color and black and white photographs; paperback
|Subject||SOCIAL STUDIES, African American History|
|Grade Range||3 and up|
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