Josephine

Josephine

The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker

Book - 2014
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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.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2014]
ISBN: 9781452103143
1452103143
Branch Call Number: j 792.8092 B167p 2014
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Robinson, Christian - Illustrator

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2015 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Honor;
Robert F. Sibert Informational Award Honor. Performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker's life story is told through verse and lively paintings.

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.


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lukasevansherman
Dec 08, 2014

Beautifully illustrated book about the iconic African-American actress/dancer/singer who made her reputation in Paris. Probably better for older kids, as some of her costumes and dances were a wee bit suggestive.

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LuigiBorda
Jan 04, 2014

This new website is T E R R I B L E..

The previous one was much simpler

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A thousand lashes with a wet noodle

to the person or persons that

DREAMED up this website.

/s/ Louis borda 01110873

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