by Alan Schroeder
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1997
List Price: $7.99
Format: Paperback, 32 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Harcourt School Publishers
Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers
Parent Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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One of the most colorful periods in American history is vividly brought to life in this stirring account of Josephine Baker&squo;s childhood. Tumpie, inspired by the vivacious ragtime music of turn-of-the-century St. Louis, dreams of escaping her life on Gratiot Street and becoming a famous honky-tonk dancer. Her determination, pluck, and exuberance will have children clapping, tapping, and rooting for her from the beginning.
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