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Jazz Age Josephine

Author: Jonah Winter; Marjorie Priceman
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A tribute to the life of the iconic jazz entertainer depicts her disadvantaged youth in a segregated America, her unique performance talents, and the irrepressible sense of style that helped her overcome racial barriers.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Josephine Baker; Josephine Baker; Josephine Baker
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonah Winter; Marjorie Priceman
ISBN: 9781416961239 1416961232 9781442447103 1442447109
OCLC Number: 709673052
Notes: "The illustrations for this book are rendered in gouache and ink."--Colophon.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Marjorie Priceman.

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The story of the African American entertainer told in rhyme.  Read more...

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"Priceman's exuberant style fits Baker perfectly as she dances across the pages.... Winter does an incredible job of charting Baker's triumphs and the glorious silliness of her stage acts in hip and Read more...

 
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