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The many faces of Josephine Baker : dancer, singer, activist, spy, Peggy Caravantes

Label
The many faces of Josephine Baker : dancer, singer, activist, spy
Title
The many faces of Josephine Baker
Title remainder
dancer, singer, activist, spy
Statement of responsibility
Peggy Caravantes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Author Peggy Caravantes follows Josephine Baker's life from her childhood in the depths of poverty to her comedic rise in vaudeville and fame in Europe. This biography also covers her outspoken participation in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, espionage work for the French Resistance during World War II, and adoption of 12 children--her "rainbow tribe"
Member of
Summary
Author Peggy Caravantes provides the first in-depth portrait of Josephine Baker written for young adults. This lively biography follows Baker's life from her childhood, to her participation in the civil rights movement, her espionage work in WWII, and the adoption of her twelve children. Also included are informative sidebars, fascinating photographs, source notes, and a bibliography
Writing style
Illustration
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10397175
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caravantes, Peggy
Dewey number
  • 792.802/8092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1100L
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1100
  • 1100
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Women of action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baker, Josephine
  • Baker, Josephine
  • Baker, Josephine
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Dancers
  • African American entertainers
  • Spies
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Dancers
  • African American entertainers
  • Spies
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
  • African American entertainers
  • Dancers
  • Secret service
  • Spies
  • France
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
dancer, singer, activist, spy
Label
The many faces of Josephine Baker : dancer, singer, activist, spy, Peggy Caravantes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 183-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Her own journey -- Show business review -- Joséphine charms Paris -- La folie du jour -- Two loves -- Storms of life -- Joséphine's challenges -- Let my people go -- In my village -- Joséphine and Jo split -- Losing Les Milandes -- The curtain falls
Control code
1069042
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 195 pages
Isbn
9781613730348
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014026074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781613730348
  • (OCoLC)879249185
Label
The many faces of Josephine Baker : dancer, singer, activist, spy, Peggy Caravantes
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 183-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Her own journey -- Show business review -- Joséphine charms Paris -- La folie du jour -- Two loves -- Storms of life -- Joséphine's challenges -- Let my people go -- In my village -- Joséphine and Jo split -- Losing Les Milandes -- The curtain falls
Control code
1069042
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 195 pages
Isbn
9781613730348
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014026074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781613730348
  • (OCoLC)879249185

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