Patricia Hruby Powell

School District 4, 116

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Patricia Hruby Powell, formerly a dancer/choreographer, then a storyteller, is now an award winning author of children’s and young adult books including Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Chronicle 2014); Loving vs. Virginia (Chronicle 2017); Struttin’ With Some Barbecue (Charlesbridge 2018) and Lift As You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker (Simon & Schuster McElderry 2020).

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Lift as You Climb