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Nina: A Story of Nina Simone

By Diondra Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Bold story of famed singer's life and civil rights activism.

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Debut author Traci N. Todd and award-winning illustrator, Christian Robinson shine a stunning light on an American treasure who crossed many barriers and whose voice has stood the test of time. Nina: A Story of Nina Simone is a memorable celebration of fierce woman who was inspired by the world around her instead of being defeated by it. The bold and inventive pictures, paired with melodic words, engage readers from the start. A musically themed call to action for racial justice and hope for a brighter tomorrow, the book will surely ring true for many generations to come.

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