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Leontyne Price: First Lady of Opera (Inspiring Lives)

Jessica O'donnell

Leontyne Prices beautiful voice allowed her to become the first African American Prima Donna at the Metropolitan Opera, despite racial prejudices of the 1950s and 1960s. This book follows her dramatic rise to international fame as a soprano.... (read more)


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My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther Jr King

My sister Yolanda, who we called Yoki, and I wanted to go to Funtown more than anything. "Well, kids, you know Daddy is working very hard so that you and all children can go to Funtown, but it's not possible today," Daddy would say. "... (read more)


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