Freedom's Promise: The Making of Motown, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Rebecca Rowell
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532170572
  • ISBN-13: 9781532170577
  • DDC: 338.76178
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Motown music emerged in the United States in the 1960s. It launched the careers of many African American musicians. Motown music shaped culture and society during the American civil rights movement. This book explores the history and legacy of Motown. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: A Supreme Performance.
2: Berry Gordy and Motown Records.
3: The Motown Machine.
4: Motown’s Success and Later Years.
5: Motown’s Legacy.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.