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Watson, Renee
New York : Random House, 2012
IL K-3, RL 3.5
ISBN 0375869735
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Way back about 100 years ago, a little girl name Florence Mills was learning to sing.  Her mother used to sing around the house and Florence loved to join in.  It is said that she had an amazing voice.  So amazing, that she was asked to sing professionally when she was only a teenager.  But things were different back then.  You see, Florence was black and only whites were allowed in the theater.  That didn’t change Florence’s mind about wanting to be a famous singer.  She traveled around Europe and did all she could to make her career.  And Florence was successful.  But she was much more than just a singer.  Read about this incredible woman in Harlem’s Little Blackbird.

SUBJECTS:     Mills, Florence, 1896-1927.
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