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Ragtime Tumpie
by Alan Schroeder

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    List Price: $7.99 (store prices may vary)
    Format: Paperback
    Classification: Children’s
    Page Count: 32
    ISBN13: 9780316775045
    Imprint: Harcourt School Publishers
    Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers
    Parent Company: Harcourt Inc.

    Book Description:

    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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