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Jazz Age Josephine

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Winter, Jonah, 1962-
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(Grades 1-4) Along with vibrant illustrations by Marjorie Priceman, Winter uses playful, rhythmic language to tell of Josephine Baker's journey from a St. Louis childhood of poverty to superstar-level fame in Paris by the time she was nineteen. Her whole story can't be told in a children's picture book, but this is a wonderful introduction to the Jazz Age, and a historically important entertainer. Possible Caldecott winner?

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