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From a creative team with multiple Caldecott Honors comes this vibrant portrait of Aretha Franklin that pays her the R E S P E C T this ueen of Soul deservesAretha Franklin was born to sing The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer her musi. Gorgeous artwork with less than carefully constructed rhythmic textEDIT 925 I removed a star after realizing that the text yada yada yada's about 40 years of Aretha's life jumping from 70s80s to her big ass be ribboned hat she wore during Obama's inauguration as if A ROSE IS STILL A ROSE never happened

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RESPECT by Carole Boston WeatherfoRoll Hall of Fame But Aretha didn’t just raise her voice in song she also spoke out against injustice and fought for civil rights This authoritative rhythmic picture book biography will captivate young readers with Aretha’s inspiring story. What happens when an award winning author and illustrator pair decide to tell the story of a larger than life awe inspiring woman The answer is a sublime picture book biography  RESPECT Aretha Franklin the ueen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Frank MorrisonAretha Franklin was an astounding singer who led an amazing life Her early training was in gospel music where she honed her uniue sound When she switched to rhythm and blues her career took off spanning many years with a long series of hits Aretha’s incredible voice makes you want to stand up to cheer to dance and to take actionThe creative format of the book both captures and celebrates her spirit Each double paged spread shouts out one word that encapsulates an idea from Aretha Franklin’s life by spelling it out in capitals the same way she spells out the word in her song R E S P E C T The word is then followed by two lines of rhyming text that tell her story It is a perfect creative way to honor the singer RESPECT introduces young readers to an incredible singer and person It will appeal to budding musicians and history buffs alike E N J O Y a copy today For the rest of the review and an activity suggestion see Wrapped in Foil blog

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READ RESPECT by Carole Boston Weatherford 100 Ä From a creative team with multiple Caldecott Honors comes this vibrant portrait of Aretha Franklin that pays her the R E S P E C T this ueen of Soul deservesAretha Franklin was born to sing The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her fatheCal talent was clear from her earliest days in her father’s Detroit church where her soaring voice spanned than three octaves Her string of hit songs earned her the title “the ueen of Soul” multiple Grammy Awards and a place in the Rock. R E S P E C T is a picture book that highlights the major points of the amazing Aretha Franklin’s life The picture book touches on the milestones that impacted her life especially in her early life in a way that is understandable for younger readers The book exhibits the childhood and musical abilities that can help younger readers understand and make connections It is mentioned throughout the book how Aretha and her father both fought for civil rights and shows the beauty and joy she felt singing at President Obama’s inauguration In the picture book the theme of family growth and talent are showcased throughout by highlighting all parts of her life in a positive light The story is written from a point of view of a narrator telling the beautiful story of Aretha Franklin The story is written as poetry with the words rhyming and singing like a song The short stanzas emphasize how the words sing off the page in a way similar to how Aretha Franklin would sing her soulful music The illustrations are full of color and details The pictures are captivating and enchanting for readers of all ages The illustrations work great together with the text to tell and enrich the story One of the most uniue things about the book that I find the most fascinating is how throughout the book Aretha Franklin is shown being crowned or wearing a crown because she is the ueen of Soul I like this little detail to show and symbolize to the younger generation that Aretha Franklin was ueen of Soul and deserves all the recognition The book ends with an author's note that is a detailed account of Aretha Franklin’s life giving details for older readers to go in depth about her life The author's note is an added extra touch of detail to give the reader a chance to know if they are interested The book ends with a list of all the chart toppers that Aretha Franklin had a great playlist for someone who does not know or have listened to Aretha Franklin My favorite part of the story and something that makes it uniue and special is how the words are written on each page On each page a word to describe that aspect of Aretha’s life is spelled out by letter much like the song that made her famous R E S P E C T Overall the picture book does an excellent job of paying homage to the ueen that is Aretha Franklin and writing her story for children to understand