March 5, 2013

Nomination: Yoko Ono: Collector of Skies

Posted in General at 2:43 pm by KRottmund

yoko ono
Beram, Nell & Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky.
Yoko Ono: Collector of Skies. 2013. 184p. Amulet, $24.95 (978-1-4197-0444-4). Gr.6-12. [kpr]

As a teen Yoko Ono’s father dismissed her desire to become a composer saying it was no job for a woman.  Despite years of sexism, racism, and criticism, Yoko Ono created art, music, and a personal life that was true to her and eventually viewed as groundbreaking.

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