The Outstanding African Americans Series are twelve exciting books that offer fascinating up-to-date biographical accounts of notable African American men and women and their contributions to our culture. Each book features seven intriguing, in depth profiles plus six additional shorter profiles. Numerous intimate full-color photos help add a personal dimension to the fascinating information.
-- early years growing up
-- skills developed along the way
-- obstacles overcome
-- personality profile and special interests
-- record of accomplishments
For many young African Americans, singing in church was their first introduction to music. Great African Americans in Music shares the inspiring lives of many African American singers, musicians, and composers from gospel and soul to rhythm and blues and rap music.
Major profiles in this book include:
-- Ray Charles
-- Nat King Cole
-- Ella Fitzgerald
-- Aretha Franklin
-- Sarah Vaughn
-- Stevie Wonder
-- plus six additional shorter profiles
Crabtree Pub Co
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