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

By Patricia Hruby Powell

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

In exuberant verse and stirring photographs, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create a rare portrait for teenagers of the passionate performer and civil rights recommend Josephine Baker, the girl who labored her approach from the slums of St. Louis to the grandest levels on this planet. Meticulously researched by means of either writer and artist, Josephine's strong tale of fight and triumph is an concept and a spectacle, like the legend herself.

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