Born in the early twentieth century, a time of segregation and racial tension, Josephine Baker overcame prejudice again and again to become a world-famous entertainer. Author’s and illustrator’s notes. Further reading. Quotation sources. Full-color acrylic illustrations.
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine BakerBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781452103143 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Chronicle Page Count: 104 Trim Size: 8" x 10" Dewey Classification: 792.802/80 Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.6, Points: 1 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.2, Points: 4 Lexile: Level: 790L Awards & Honors: Boston Globe-Horn Book Award 2014 Nonfction Honor; SLJ Best Books 2014, Nonfiction; Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2014, Nonfiction; Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature, Best Multicultural Books of 2014; New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Nonfiction; 2015 Coretta Scott King Award, Illustrator, Honor; Robert F. Sibert Medal, Honor Book; ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, All Ages; 2015 CLA Notable Children’s Books in the English Language Arts; BuzzFeed 2014 Best Books, Picture Book; Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Nonfiction; Parents’ Choice 2014 Poetry, Gold; 2015 Robert F. Sibert Award Honor Book Genre: Nonfic
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