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Jazz Age Josephine

Author: Jonah Winter; Marjorie Priceman
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print 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 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 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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* "Winter, a prolific author of picture-book biographies, uses rhyming couplets and verbal riffs, accentuated by lively typeface, for a highly energetic telling. "It's the Shake, / the Shimmy, / and Read more...

 
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