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Juba!: A Novel

Juba!: A Novel

by Walter Dean Myers

This engaging historical novel is based on the true story of the meteoric rise of an immensely talented young black dancer, William Henry Lane, who influenced today's tap, jazz, and step dancing. With meticulous and intensive research, New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers has brought to life Juba's story.

The novel includes photographs, maps, and other images from Juba's time and an afterword from the author's wife about the writing process of Juba!

Ages
3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades 8 - 12
Lexile Measure
850L
DRA
N/A
Guided Reading
Z+
Publisher
HRP - HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS
Number of Pages
208

About the Author

Walter Dean Myers Walter Dean Myers is the beloved author of such children's and young adult books as Fallen Angels, Somewhere in the Darkness, Slam!, and Harlem, among many more. His many awards include two Newbery Honors, five Coretta Scott King Awards, and the Michael J. Printz Award.

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