Contributor biographical information for When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson : the voice of a century / libretto [i.e. text] by Pam Munoz Ryan ; staging [i.e. illustrations] by Brian Selznick.


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Pam Munoz Ryan is the recipient of the NEA's Human and Civil Rights Award and the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award for multicultural literature. She has written more than thirty books which have garnered, among countless accolades, the Pura Belpre Medal, the Jane Addams Award, and the Schneider Family Award. Pam lives near San Diego. You can visit her at www.pammunozryan.com.

In addition to The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick is the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor winner, The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, and The New York Times Best Illustrated Walt Whitman: Words for America, both by Barbara Kerley, as well as the Sibert Honor Winner When Marian Sang, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, and numerous other celebrated picture books and novels. Brian has also worked as a set designer and a puppeteer. When he isn’t traveling to promote his work all over the world, he lives in San Diego, California, and Brooklyn, New York.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Anderson, Marian, -- 1897-1993 -- Juvenile literature.
Contraltos -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Anderson, Marian, -- 1897-1993.
Singers.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.