Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life and Times of Pete Seeger

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Clarion Books
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7.1 X 9.3 X 0.6 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Anita Silvey has served as editor-in-chief at the Horn Book magazine and worked in children's trade publishing. She is the editor of Children's Books and Their Creators and the author of several nonfiction books for young readers, including Untamed, a biography of Jane Goodall. She lives in Westwood, Massachusetts. Visit her website at www.anitasilvey.com.


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"...the brevity of this title, along with its notes and resources, make it an excellent choice for reading aloud and discussing in American history classes. Just add the music."

"With the engaging, well-illustrated biography Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life and Times of Pete Seeger, author Anita Silvey explains how this unlikely folk-music hero turned singalongs into social change."
-The Washington Post

* "A lively, unique contribution to the biography shelves."
-Booklist, STARRED review

Silvey provides well-supported, well-rounded context for Seeger's moral stances, personal life (including his wife's supportive role as his manager), and enduring claim to folk-song fame..."
-Publishers Weekly

A fine introduction to a musical icon."

"Through personal interviews, as well as primary source materials, Silvey creates a flowing biography for the middle school audience."
-School Library Journal