It’s Her Story: Josephine Baker: A Graphic Novel

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A graphic novel for children ages 7 to 10. Josephine Baker left a segregated America in 1925 and became the most famous entertainer in Paris, France. She went on to be the first Black woman to star in a movie, a volunteer spy during World War II, and the mother of twelve adopted children from around the world. Then, she returned to the States to dance for American audiences and bring her voice to the Civil Rights Movement. This is her story.

Written by Lauren Gamble
Illustrated by Markia Jenai


ISBN: 9781503764910
Dimensions: 6.2″ x 8.6″
Pages: 48
Age: 7-10


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