Nomination: Jazz Age Josephine

Winter, Jonah. Jazz Age Josephine. Illustrated Marjorie Priceman. 2012. Unpaged . Antheum, $16.99. (978-1-4169-6123-9). Gr. 1-5 [kdm]

In this jazz age fairy tale, real-life great Josephine Baker transforms from a girl living in a shack to a dancer who feels disgraced by using blackface for humor to an international superstar who is known for her incredible skill, not her sex or the color of her skin.

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