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Current Story:
Little Rosetta and the Talking Guitar 

written & illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow

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The Maynard Public Library StoryWalk® is made possible by the Friends of the Maynard Public Library!

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

More StoryWalk® Fun!

Watch one of Sister Rosetta's most famous performances! Recorded live in Manchester, England in 1964.

Available on YouTube


Make a tissue box & paper towel roll guitar!!---Great-for-Ki/

Other resources to check out if you enjoyed Little Rosetta and the Talking Guitar:

For children:

Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World

Rock, Rosetta, rock! Roll, Rosetta, roll!

She Raised Her Voice: 50 Black Women Who Sang Their Way into Music History

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

For adults:

Shout, sister, shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Singing in My Soul: Black Gospel Music in a Secular Age

Music CD:

The Gospel of the Blues

Documentary film:

Rejoice and Shout

Past StoryWalks®

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