Pete, Leda, Raúl

h1 July 13th, 2017 by jules

Listen. Pete participated his whole life. He led marches to end wars;
he stood on peace lines in cold and snow, heat and rain. …”

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Here’s a follow-up to my Kirkus Q&A last week with author Leda Schubert. These are some spreads from Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing, illustrated by Raúl Colón.



Listen. There was nobody like Pete Seeger.
Wherever he went, he got people singing. …”

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“Pete and his good friend Woody Guthrie traveled the country making up songs. …”
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“‘If anybody asks you where in the world is the most important place,
tell them, right where you are,’ Pete said. …”

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LISTEN: HOW PETE SEEGER GOT AMERICA SINGING. Text copyright © 2017 by Leda Schubert. Illustrations copyright © 2017 by Raúl Colón and reproduced by permission of the publisher, Neal Porter/Roaring Brook Press, New York.

One comment to “Pete, Leda, Raúl”

  1. I truly admire Mr. Colon’s work. So talented! Thank you for highlighting him here.

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