Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Book Review: Let Your Voice Be Heard

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD by Anita Silvey explores the life of folk musician Pete Seeger.
From young folk-singer to Grammy winner, this well-researched work of nonfiction traces the career of this singer, songwriter, and banjo player. The book is most effective when discussing his social and environmental activism.
Librarians will find a middle grade audience for this biography among children who enjoy music and activism. Connect this work of nonfiction with the Smithsonian Folkways website to see and hear Seeger’s works. Go to http://www.folkways.si.edu/peteseeger.
To learn more about the author, go to http://www.anitasilvey.com/. A teachers guide is available.
Published by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ARC courtesy of the publisher.