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Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Illustrated Biographies by Chronicle Books)

This book is about Josephine Baker
Step into the vibrant and inspiring world of Josephine Baker with "Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker," an illustrated biography that captures the essence of one of the most influential figures in the realms of entertainment and social justice. Published on January 14, 2014, this award-winning book, honored by the Coretta Scott King Book Award and the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, among others, brings to life the story of a woman who rose from the poverty-stricken streets of St. Louis to become a global star and a fervent advocate for racial justice and gender equality. Through exuberant verse and dynamic illustrations, the book details Baker's fearless confrontations with segregation and discrimination, making it an essential read for elementary-school students. This narrative not only highlights her spectacular career on the world's grand stages but also her relentless commitment to change, encouraging young readers to reflect on how they can influence the world in their own unique ways.
Published by Chronicle Books on January 14, 2014
104 pages
ISBN: 9781452103143
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender Equality and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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