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Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker

By Patricia Hruby Powell
Illustrated by Christian Robinson

Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, Honor

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, Honor

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Nonfiction Honor

In exuberant verse and stirring pictures, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create an extraordinary portrait for young people of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker, the woman who worked her way from the slums of St. Louis to the grandest stages in the world. Meticulously researched by both author and artist, Josephine's powerful story of struggle and triumph is an inspiration and a spectacle, just like the legend herself.

Hardcover
104 pages
Age range: 7-10
Chronicle Books, 2014
8.35 x 0.75 x 10.35 inches
ISBN 9781452103143     
Biography, Children's Book 

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