Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
by Patricia Hruby Powell (Author) , Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
Chronicle Books (January 14, 2014), Chronicle Books (January 14, 2014)
If the cover of this book doesn’t grab your attention, the colorful pages and text will! Josephine Baker was an amazing performer as well as a civil rights advocate. Learn about her amazing life story in this wonderful book celebrating her achievements.
In exuberant verse and stirring pictures, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create an extraordinary 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.