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RESPECT AUTHOR Carole Boston Weatherford Read ´ 107 ↠ From a creative team with multiple Caldecott Honors comes this vibrant portrait of Aretha Franklin that pays her the R E S P E C T this ueen of Soul deservesAretha Franklin was born to sing The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer her musical talent was clear from her earCal talent was clear from her earliest days in her father’s Detroit church where her soaring voice spanned than three octaves Her string of hit songs earned her the title “the ueen of Soul” multiple Grammy Awards and a place in the Rock. Absolutely gorgeous

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Roll Hall of Fame But Aretha didn’t just raise her voice in song she also spoke out against injustice and fought for civil rights This authoritative rhythmic picture book biography will captivate young readers with Aretha’s inspiring story. What happens when an award winning author and illustrator pair decide to tell the story of a larger than life awe inspiring woman The answer is a sublime picture book biography  RESPECT Aretha Franklin the ueen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Frank MorrisonAretha Franklin was an astounding singer who led an amazing life Her early training was in gospel music where she honed her uniue sound When she switched to rhythm and blues her career took off spanning many years with a long series of hits Aretha’s incredible voice makes you want to stand up to cheer to dance and to take actionThe creative format of the book both captures and celebrates her spirit Each double paged spread shouts out one word that encapsulates an idea from Aretha Franklin’s life by spelling it out in capitals the same way she spells out the word in her song R E S P E C T The word is then followed by two lines of rhyming text that tell her story It is a perfect creative way to honor the singer RESPECT introduces young readers to an incredible singer and person It will appeal to budding musicians and history buffs alike E N J O Y a copy today For the rest of the review and an activity suggestion see Wrapped in Foil blog

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RESPECT AUTHOR Carole Boston WeatherfoFrom a creative team with multiple Caldecott Honors comes this vibrant portrait of Aretha Franklin that pays her the R E S P E C T this ueen of Soul deservesAretha Franklin was born to sing The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer her musi. Yes yes a thousand times yes this picture book biography is stunning From the carefully constructed rhyming couplets to the gorgeous oil painting illustrations this is a ueen of picture book biographies