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

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

Patricia Hruby Powell


Coretta Scott King publication Award, Illustrator, Honor
Robert F. Sibert Informational publication Award, Honor
Boston Globe–Horn booklet Award, Nonfiction Honor
Parent's selection Award
Wall road Journal's 10 most sensible kid's Books of the yr List
Bologna Ragazzi Nonfiction Honor 2014

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

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