Build a house

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Mikai, Monica illustrator.
Candlewick Press publisher.
Picture Book - North Wing Main Floor
P Giddens
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36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm


"Grammy Award winner Rhiannon Giddens celebrates Black history and culture in her unflinching, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated picture book debut. As an acclaimed musician, singer, songwriter, and cofounder of the traditional African American string band the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Rhiannon Giddens has long used her art to mine America's musical past and manifest its future, passionately recovering lost voices and reconstructing a nation's musical heritage. Written as a song to commemorate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth-which was originally performed with famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma-and paired here with bold illustrations by painter Monica Mikai, Build a House tells the moving story of a people who would not be moved and the music that sustained them. Steeped in sorrow and joy, resilience and resolve, turmoil and transcendence, this dramatic debut offers a proud view of history and a vital message for readers of all ages: honor your heritage, express your truth, and let your voice soar, even-or perhaps especially-when your heart is heaviest."--,Provided by publisher.
Target Audience
Ages 7-10 years.
Target Audience
Grades 2-5.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Giddens, R., & Mikai, M. (2022). Build a house (First edition.). Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Giddens, Rhiannon, 1977- and Monica Mikai. 2022. Build a House. Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Giddens, Rhiannon, 1977- and Monica Mikai. Build a House Candlewick Press, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Giddens, Rhiannon, and Monica Mikai. Build a House First edition., Candlewick Press, 2022.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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