The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker

Book - 2014
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Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, Honor
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, Honor
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Nonfiction Honor
Parent's Choice Award
Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Children's Books of the Year List
Bologna Ragazzi Nonfiction Honor 2014

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.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2014.
ISBN: 9781452103143
Characteristics: 104 unnumbered pages :,colour illustrations ;,27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Robinson, Christian - Illustrator


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AL_CYNTHIA Oct 17, 2017

Love childrens nonfiction ~ it provides the facts in short bites and there is a sense of accomplishment in finishing a short story! #wndb

Dec 08, 2014

Beautifully illustrated book about the iconic African-American actress/dancer/singer who made her reputation in Paris. Probably better for older kids, as some of her costumes and dances were a wee bit suggestive.

Jan 04, 2014

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