Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books)

By Patricia Hruby Powell

Coretta Scott King publication Award, Illustrator, Honor
Robert F. Sibert Informational publication Award, Honor
Boston Globe–Horn ebook Award, Nonfiction Honor
Parent's selection Award
Wall highway Journal's 10 top kid's Books of the 12 months List
Bologna Ragazzi Nonfiction Honor 2014

In exuberant verse and stirring photos, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create a rare portrait for adolescents of the passionate performer and civil rights suggest Josephine Baker, the lady who labored her means from the slums of St. Louis to the grandest levels on the earth. Meticulously researched through either writer and artist, Josephine's robust tale of fight and triumph is an suggestion and a spectacle, like the legend herself.

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Pp. fifty seven, 149. Baker, Josephine, and Marcel Sauvage. Les Mémoires de Joséphine Baker. Paris: Correa, 1949. p. 270. Haney, Lynn. bare on the ceremonial dinner: A Biography of Josephine Baker. manhattan: Dodd, Mead, 1981. pp. 15, 28.

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