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William Grant Still: African-American Composer (Modern Music Masters) by Catherine Reef
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.68" Width: 6.58" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.61 lbs.
Binding Library Binding
Publisher Morgan Reynolds Publishing
ISBN 1931798117 ISBN13 9781931798112
Availability 0 units.
More About Catherine Reef
Catherine Reef is the author of more than 35 nonfiction books for young people. Her books for Clarion include the highly acclaimed John Steinbeck and Sigmund Freud which was the recipient of the 2002 Sydney Taylor Award, presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries. She lives in College Park, Maryland.
Catherine Reef currently resides in the state of Maryland.
Reviews - What do customers think about William Grant Still: African-American Composer (Modern Music Masters)?
The Best Book About Still for Young Readers Sep 30, 2003
This book is clear, concise and engaging. It doesn't skirt issues of race - it explores the obstacles Still faced in both the white and black communities. Highly recommended.
Of William's determination and of his many achievements Jul 27, 2003
William Grant Still grew up the grandson of slaves in the segregated South: he knew he wanted to be a classical musician, but his mother wanted him to become a doctor and doubted his ability to achieve in the white-dominated classical music world. This biograhy for young readers tells of William's determination and of his many achievements, with a little over 100 pages including black and white photos throguhout.