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Winter Homework Help: Philly Entertainers
Well-known African Americans in the world of show business.
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Title: Will Smith
Author: Anderson, Marilyn
ISBN: 1590181409
Call Number: 791.4302 SM
Notes: Biography of Will Smith, musician and entertainer.

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Title: What I Had Was Singing: The Story of Marian Anderson
Author: Ferris, Jeri
ISBN: 0876148186
Call Number: j782.1092AN24F
Notes: Biography of the African American singer whose career precipitated several watershed events in the civil rights movement.

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Title: The Voice That Challenged A Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights
Author: Freedman, Russell
ISBN: 0618159762
Call Number: 782.1092 AN24FR
Notes: Excellent photobiography of singer Marian Anderson by award-winning author Russell Freedman.

Title: Bill Cosby: America's Most Famous Father
Author: Haskins, James
ISBN: 0802767869
Call Number: j792.7028 C82H
Notes: Biography of comedian and TV dad Bill Cosby.

Title: Bill Cosby
Author: Herbert, Solomon J.
ISBN: 0791011216
Call Number: 792.7028C 82HE2
Notes: Examines the life and show business career of Bill Cosby.

Title: Bill Cosby: Family Funny Man
Author: Kettelkamp, Larry
ISBN: 0671623826
Call Number: j792.7028 C82W
Notes: A look at the life and career of the popular entertainer, from his childhood in North Philadelphia to his success as a comedian and actor.

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Title: Will Smith: From Rap Star to Mega Star
Author: Marron, Maggie
ISBN: 0446676306
Call Number: 791.4302 SM68M
Notes: Discusses the personal life and career of rap musician and actor Will Smith.

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Title: Marian Anderson: A Great Singer
Author: McKissack, Pat
ISBN: 0894903039
Call Number: j782.1092 AN24M
Notes: A biography of African American concert singer Marian Anderson.

Title: Marian Anderson
Author: Meadows, James
ISBN: 1567669212
Call Number: j782.1092 AN24ME
Notes: A close look at singer Marian Anderson.

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Title: When Marian Sang
Author: Ryan, Pam Munoz
Publisher: Scholastic (2002)
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 0439269679
Call Number: j782.1092 An24r
Notes: Picturebook biography of Marian Anderson.