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Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker

Author: Patricia Hruby Powell; Christian Robinson
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait 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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Biography
Biographies
Curriculum resource
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Josephine Baker; Josephine Baker; Josephine Baker
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Hruby Powell; Christian Robinson
ISBN: 9781452103143 1452103143
OCLC Number: 808627968
Language Note: Text in English.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Honor, 2014.
The Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, 2015.
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book, 2015.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: words by Patricia Hruby Powell ; pictures by Christian Robinson.

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An illustrated biography in verse of Josephine Baker by author Patricia Hruby Powell and illustrator Christian Robinson.  Read more...

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"An extraordinary dancer and woman is here celebrated with style and empathy."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Baker's entire life spreads out in this tapestry of words."--Publishers Weekly, starred Read more...

 
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