Janis Joplin

Rise Up Singing

By Angel, Ann

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ISBN
978-0-81098-349-6
Publisher
Amulet


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Library Journal

Reviewed on February 17, 2011

Finally we arrive at our misunderstood girl. Ann Angel rose to the top of a prime field of candidates to win YALSA's Nonfiction Award with her biography of rock icon Janis Joplin. A longtime fan of Joplin's music, I was surprised by so many details of her life. Would you believe that the same girl who stunned audiences at the Monterey Pop Festival was once a member of the Slide Rule Club and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

on onFebruary 17, 2011  |  Booksmack!

Finally we arrive at our misunderstood girl. Ann Angel rose to the top of a prime field of candidates to win YALSA's Nonfiction Award with her biography of rock icon Janis Joplin. A longtime fan of Joplin's music, I was surprised by so many details of her life. Would you believe that the same girl who stunned audiences at the Monterey Pop Festival was once a member of the Slide Rule Club and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Starred Review on October 1, 2010

Gr 9 Up—It was 40 years ago this October that the rock singer died from an overdose of alcohol and drugs at the age of 27. From interviews with her friends and letters that Joplin wrote home, Angel pieces together her subject's short life, contrasting her conservative upbringing in a small Texas town with the wild 1960s, vividly portrayed both in descriptions and in excellent-quality, full-color and black-and-white ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

This sturdy biography covers the rock legend's life, from her misfit middle-class adolescence in Port Arthur, Texas, to her death by overdo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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