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Synopsis

In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers's last novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as Master Juba, who lived in the nineteenth century.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, 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 Walter Dean Myers's wife about the writing process of Juba!

Book Details

Publisher

HarperCollins

Released

Oct 13, 2015

Language

english

ISBN

9780062112743

Age Level

Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14

Attributes

Text to Speech Enabled
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