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I and I: Bob Marley

Title

I and I: Bob Marley

Authors

Tony Medina

Illustrator

Tony Medina

Publisher

Lee & Low

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781600602573

Pages

48 pages

Genre

biography

Format

picture book

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

A biography in verse about the Jamaican reggae musician Bob Marley, offering an overview of key events and themes in his life, including his biracial heritage, Rastafarian beliefs, and love of music. End notes on poems provide further biographical information.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Biracial; mixed raceRacial Diversity; Biracial; biracial adult; mixed race

Main Character

adult male

Race/Ethnicities

Jamaican / White

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2010, Winner, Grades 4-6
28 Days Later, 2010 Picture Book
Booklist Top 10 Arts Books for Youth, 2009
Booklist Top 10 Biographies for Youth, 2010
Booklist Top 10 Black History Books for Youth, 2010
Choices, 2010 Biography And Autobiography

Keywords

singers; reggae musicians; Jamaica; music; poetry

Diversity Impact

direct

I and I: Bob Marley


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