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Juba!: a novel

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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!

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subject_facet African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Dancers -- Fiction, Five Points (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Lane, William Henry, -- approximately 1825-1852 -- Fiction, London (England) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction
title_display Juba! : a novel
title_full Juba! : a novel / by Walter Dean Myers, Juba! A Novel
title_short Juba! :
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topic_facet African American Fiction, African Americans, Dancers, Historical Fiction, History, Lane, William Henry, Prejudices, Young Adult Fiction