Jazz Age Josephine (Hardcover)

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    Jonah Winter is the author of Barack, Dizzy, Diego, and Atheneum’s ownSonia Sotomayor, and Roberto Clemente, to name a few. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Marjorie Priceman
    has won Caldecott Honors for Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss and forHot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride, which she also wrote. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
    A picture book biography that will inspire readers to dance to their own beats!

    Singer, dancer, actress, and independent dame, Josephine Baker felt life was a performance. She lived by her own rules and helped to shake up the status quo with wild costumes and a you-can’t-tell-me-no attitude that made her famous. She even had a pet leopard in Paris!

    From bestselling children’s biographer Jonah Winter and two-time Caldecott Honoree Marjorie Priceman comes a story of a woman the stage could barely contain. Rising from a poor, segregated upbringing, Josephine Baker was able to break through racial barriers with her own sense of flair and astonishing dance abilities. She was a pillar of steel with a heart of gold—all wrapped up in feathers, sequins, and an infectious rhythm.

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    ISBN 9781416961239
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Performing Arts / Dance
    Format Hardcover
    Publisher Date 2012-01-03 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Atheneum
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 11.5 in
    Wdth 10.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 1.15 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Winter, Jonah
    Country of Origin United States

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