Patricia Hruby Powell is the author of Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker, which earned five starred reviews and won a Robert F. Sibert Nonfiction Honor, Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, Boston Globe–Horn Book Nonfiction Honor, and Parent’s Choice Gold for Poetry. She is also the author of the YA documentary novel Loving Vs. Virginia, which was an Indie Next Pick; Struttin’ With Some Barbecue, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book; and Lift as You Climb, a picture book biography of Ella Baker. Visit her at TalesforAllAges.com.
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