Listen: how Pete Seeger got America singing
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Colón, Raúl, Illustrator
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New York, NY : Roaring Brook Press, 2017.
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Glencarlyn Kids Biography
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Listen.There was nobody like Pete Seeger.Wherever he went, he got people singing. With his head thrown backand his Adam’s apple bouncing,picking his long-necked banjoor strumming his twelve-string guitar,Pete sang old songs,new songs,new words to old songs,and songs he made up.

In this gorgeously written and illustrated tribute to legendary musician and activist Pete Seeger, author Leda Schubert highlights major musical events in Mr. Seeger's life as well important moments of his fight against social injustice. From singing sold-out concerts to courageously standing against the McCarthy-era finger-pointing, Pete Seeger's life is celebrated in this bold book for young readers with gorgeous illustrations by Raúl Colón.A Neal Porter Book

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Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
1 volume (unpaged) : color ; 29 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781626722507, 1626722501

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"A Neal Porter Book."
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Includes bibliographical references and discography.
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There was nobody like Pete Seeger. Wherever he went, he got people singing. With his head thrown back and his Adam’s apple bouncing, picking his long-necked banjo or strumming his twelve-string guitar, Pete sang old songs, new songs, new words to old songs, and songs he made up. In this gorgeously written and illustrated tribute to legendary musician and activist Pete Seeger, author Leda Schubert highlights major musical events in Mr. Seeger's life as well important moments of his fight against social injustice. From singing sold-out concerts to courageously standing against the McCarthy-era finger-pointing, Pete Seeger's life is celebrated in this bold book for young readers with gorgeous illustrations by Raúl Colón.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Schubert, L., & Colón, R. (2017). Listen: how Pete Seeger got America singing. First edition. New York, NY: Roaring Brook Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Schubert, Leda and Raúl, Colón. 2017. Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing. New York, NY: Roaring Brook Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Schubert, Leda and Raúl, Colón, Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing. New York, NY: Roaring Brook Press, 2017.

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Schubert, Leda,, and Raúl Colón. Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing. First edition. New York, NY: Roaring Brook Press, 2017. Print.

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