Sister Rosetta Tharpe, 1st Edition

  • J. P. Miller Loyola Marymount University
  • Published By: Discovery Library
  • ISBN-10: 1731639589
  • ISBN-13: 9781731639585
  • DDC: 782.10924
  • Grade Level Range: 1st Grade - 4th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released March 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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Rosetta could sing and play guitar like no one had ever heard before. From her church's stage to Carnegie Hall, she brought her incredible gift of music to the world. With it, she also helped invent rock and roll! In this book, you'll meet an important African American leader in music – Rosetta Tharpe! History is filled with inspiring leaders who made a difference in their communities and in our world. Each book in this illustrated biography series tells the story of an important leader in fields such as science, the arts, government, sports, and more. Texts focus on each leader's early life and greatest accomplishments. Each book includes a time line, questions for discussion, and an extension activity.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Before and During Reading Activities.
Table of Contents.
1: Up to the Sky.
2: Making Her Name.
3: Precious Memories.
Time Line.
Text-Dependent Questions.
Extension Activity.
About the Author.
About the Illustrator.
Copyright Page.