Review, Josephine Baker by Isabel Sánchez Vegara
Description from Goodreads
Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life! This board book version of Josephine Baker —from the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series—follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, during segregation to defying expectations and performing on the stage in Paris, where audiences fell in love with her.
Josephine Baker was born for the stage. But growing up in segregated St. Louis, she didn't have the same opportunities as white entertainers. So, she moved to Paris where audiences fell in love with her. Josephine worked as a dancer, an actor, and even a spy. She then spent the rest of her life spreading the word that people of all colors can live together in harmony.
My Thoughts on the Book
I love books that show kids that they can do anything, regardless of colour and gender. Even though the illustrations were a bit simple, they were still striking with the use of colour.