Nomination: Making Their Voices Heard: The Inspiring Friendship of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe

Cover for Making Their Voices Heard: The Inspiring Friendship of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe

Kirkfield, Vivian. Making Their Voices Heard: The Inspiring Friendship of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe. Illus. by Alleanna Harris. 2020. 40pp. Little Bee Books. $17.99 (9781499809152). Gr. K-5.

This historical picture book recounts the friendship, mutual uplifting, and support between Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe in the face of racism and sexism in their respective industries.

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