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Making Their Voices Heard: The Inspiring Friendship of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe

By Vivian Kirkfield, Illustrated by Alleanna Harris

$17.99 US / $23.99 CAN

Marilyn Monroe dazzled on the silver screen with her baby blue eyes and breathy boo-boo-be-doos. But when she asked for better scripts, a choice in who she worked with, and a higher salary, studio bosses refused.

Two women whose voices weren’t being heard. Two women chasing after their dreams and each helping the other to achieve them. This is the inspiring, true story of two incredibly talented women who came together to help each other shine like the stars that they are.

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Book Details

ISBN9781499809152
Page Count40
FormatHardcover
Trim size8.5 x 11 in.
Age range4 to 8
Publication dateJanuary 14, 2020
Publication seasonSpring 2020

Author/Illustrator Bio

  • Vivian Kirkfield's career path is paved with picture books. From shelving them in a children's library and reading them with her kindergarteners, to writing them, her goal has always been to help kids become lovers of books and reading. She is the author of many picture books including: Four Otters Toboggan: An Animal Counting BookPippa's Passover PlateFrom Here to There: Inventions that Changed the Way the World Moves; Sweet Dreams, Sarah; and now, Making their Voices Heard. Her parent-teacher guide, Show Me How! Build Your Child's Self-Esteem Through Reading, Crafting and Cooking is a valuable resource for child-care facilitators. Vivian lives in the quaint New England village of Amherst, New Hampshire, where the old stone library is her favorite hangout and her ten-year-old grandson is her favorite Monopoly partner. Visit her website to learn more at viviankirkfield.com.

Product Description

Marilyn Monroe dazzled on the silver screen with her baby blue eyes and breathy boo-boo-be-doos. But when she asked for better scripts, a choice in who she worked with, and a higher salary, studio bosses refused.

Two women whose voices weren’t being heard. Two women chasing after their dreams and each helping the other to achieve them. This is the inspiring, true story of two incredibly talented women who came together to help each other shine like the stars that they are.

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