Nomination: Leontyne Price: Voice of A Century

Leontyne PriceWeatherford, Carole Boston.
 Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century. Illus. by Raul Colon. 2014. 40pg. Knopf for Young Readers, $17.99 (978-0375856068). Gr. K-3.

Leontyne Price overcame racism and hate to become a famed international opera star; Price’s celebrated career served as inspiration for African-American female vocalists such as Jessye Norman and Grace Bumbry,  who followed in her footsteps.


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