Giveaway: Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe (Carole Boston Weatherford) ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe (US/Can Only)

by: Carole Boston Weatherford

Release Date: September 8th, 2020

Publisher: Candlewick Press

 

 

 

About the Book

From the day she was born into a troubled home to her reigning days as a Hollywood icon, Marilyn Monroe (née Norma Jeane Mortenson) lived a life that was often defined by others. Revisiting Marilyn's often traumatic early life--foster homes, loneliness, sexual abuse, teen marriage--through a hard-won, meteoric rise to stardom that brought with it exploitation, pill dependency, and depression, the narrative continues through Marilyn's famous performance at JFK's birthday party, three months before her death.

 

 

About the Author

Carole Boston Weatherford, a New York Times best-selling author and poet, was selected as the Children’s Book Guild 2019 Nonfiction Award Winner. Her numerous books for children include the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor Book Becoming Billie Holiday, illustrated by Floyd Cooper; the Caldecott Honor Books Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, and Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, illustrated by Ekua Holmes; and the critically acclaimed Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library, illustrated by Eric Velasquez. Carole Boston Weatherford lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

 

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Ten (10) winners will each receive 1 mass market copy of the book ~ (US/Can Only)

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Zachary Snyder on Monday, 27 July 2020 12:52

What an interesting idea for a book, look great!

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What an interesting idea for a book, look great!
Gabby Roberts on Sunday, 09 August 2020 22:11

Marilyn Monroe's story is such a tragedy. I like the idea of hearing her inner monologue before her life was taken.

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Marilyn Monroe's story is such a tragedy. I like the idea of hearing her inner monologue before her life was taken.
Morgan on Monday, 10 August 2020 10:40

This sounds so interesting

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This sounds so interesting

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