John Lennon: Voice of a Generation

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Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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As a young boy, John Lennon loved to cause mischief at school. As a teenager, he failed exams, learned to play guitar, and started a rock band. As an international star, his groundbreaking music, unconventional lifestyle, and protests for peace astounded the world. John found fame as lead singer of the most popular band in history, the Beatles. Between 1963 and 1970, John and his wife, Yoko Ono, were using their fame to promote world peace. Their progressive protests grabbed headlines, and their songs called for peace and freedom. In 1980, John was murdered outside his home in New York. Around the globe, millions of people mourned the death of an extraordinary musician. This book tells the story of a man whose music challenged people to hope for a better world.

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This book chronicles key times and events in the life of John Lennon, from his early years, through garage band, Beatlemania, his career afterward, family life, political views, and his final days. A great read for intermediate age music lovers on up for pleasure reading or biography research. Read full review

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Imagine
4
The Year It All Happened
18
The Dream Is Over
32
Copyright

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Liz Gogerly has written over eighty information books for children and young adults, including many books on fashion and art. Her titles include 21st Century Lives: Fashion Designers, and 21st Century Lives: Supermodels, biographies of Pablo Picasso, a 'dressing up' book and books on Graffiti Culture and Cool Brands.

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