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Ray Charles
by Sharon Bell Mathis, Illustrated by George Ford

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List Price: $11.95
Format: Hardcover, 31 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
ISBN13: 9781584300182
Imprint: Lee & Low Books
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Parent Company: Lee & Low Books
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Book Description:
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.