Book Bundles: Music Against the Odds

Each of these picture-book biographies features an African American musician who, while contending with profound physical challenges, didn’t allow anything (i.e., racism, blindness, slavery, chronic pain) to limit his pursuit of his passion. For more related books, click any of the subject tags below. Book Bundles are short weekly lists of recommended new books for a variety of age levels. Browse more Book Bundles in our Booklists Archive.


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