Illustrated by George Ford In a beautiful new edition of this 1973 multiple award-winning biography, young readers learn the rags-to-riches story of legendary musician Ray Charles's life - from age 7, when he loses his sight completely, to age 40, when he performs to dazzled audiences world-wide and participates in the fight for racial justice. A new introduction by the author sets the context for Charles's journey to stardom, and an afterword updates his life to the present.
Buy Ray Charles book by Sharon Bell Mathis from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(198mm x 129mm x 5mm)
Lee & Low Books Inc
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Author Biography - Sharon Bell Mathis
Sharon Bell Maths, has won numerous awards for her many children's books. Some of her most enduring books include The Hundred-Penny Box, a Newberry Honor Book, and Teacup Full of Roses, an ALA Notable Book and a New York Times Best Book of the Year. George Ford is a veteran artist who has illustrated more than 30 children's books, including Paul Robeson, winner of the Jane Addams Peace Award, the Story of Ruby Bridges, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Coles.