10 edition of Ragtime Tumpie found in the catalog.
Tumpie, a young black girl who will later become famous as the dancer Josephine Baker, longs to find the opportunity to dance amid the poverty and vivacious street life of St. Louis in the early 1900s.
|Statement||written by Alan Schroeder ; paintings by Bernie Fuchs.|
|Genre||Juvenile fiction., Fiction.|
|Contributions||Fuchs, Bernie, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.S3796 Rag 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||87037221|
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best novels of all time. Published in , Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be. An extraordinary tapestry, Ragtime captures the spirit of America in the era between the turn of the century and the First World War. The story opens in in New Rochelle, New York, at the home of an affluent American family/5(6). The information about Ragtime shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.
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See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(3). Ragtime Tumpie book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The sights and sounds of turn-of-the-century St Louis come alive in t /5. Stunningly illustrated and as joyful as St.
Louis jazz, Ragtime Tumpie is a ``fictional account'' of an incident in the childhood of the flamboyant and legendary entertainer Josephine Baker. Ragtime Tumpie Alan Schroeder, Author, Bernie Fuchs, Illustrator, Fuchs Inc Bernie, Illustrator Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.
Ragtime is a novel by E. Doctorow, published in It is a work of historical fiction mainly set in the New York City area from until Inthe Modern Library ranked Ragtime number 86 on its list of the best English-language novels of the 20th century.
TIME magazine included the novel in its TIME Best English-Language Novels from to Author: E. Doctorow. Get this from a library.
Ragtime Tumpie. [Alan Schroeder; Bernie Fuchs; Little, Brown and Company.] -- Tumpie, a young black girl who will later become famous as the dancer Josephine Baker, longs to find the opportunity to dance amid the poverty and vivacious street life of St.
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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Alan Schroeder (Author) out of 5 /5(6). Tumpie, inspired by the vivacious ragtime music of turn-of-the-century St. Louis, dreams of escaping her life on Gratiot Street and becoming a famous honky-tonk dancer.
Her determination, pluck, and exuberance will have children clapping, tapping, and rooting for her from the : Tumpie, a young black girl who will later become famous as the dancer Josephine Baker, longs to find the opportunity to dance amid the poverty and vivacious street life of St.
Louis in the early s. About the Book. Tumpie, a young black girl who will later become famous as the dancer Josephine Baker, longs to find the opportunity to dance amid the poverty and vivacious street life of St. Louis in the early s. First Sentence. Each morning, before the sun was up, Tumpie walked two miles to the Soulard : Text within decorative borders Factual information presented in a fictional narrative Includes music on endpapers Tumpie, a young black girl who will later become famous as the dancer Josephine Baker, longs to find the opportunity to dance amid the poverty and vivacious street life of St.
Louis in the early sPages: Harcourt School Publishers Signatures: English As a Second Language Grade 5 Ragtime Tumpie by HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ragtime Summary. Welcome to the early s in New Rochelle, New York.
There are a lot of characters to meet right off the bat, so sit back and make yourself comfortable. First there's an upper middle class family that includes Father, Mother, Grandfather, Mother's Younger Brother and.
Ragtime is a great billiard game of events, ideas and personages at the turn of the century, where the real protagonist is America herself captured in the last gasps of complacency and social Darwinism—waging territorial wars abroad for God, Country and Mammon, breaking strikes and throwing charity balls at home while WW I hovers in the wings.
After this, the national identity will never be. Ragtime Tumpie by Schroeder, Alan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ABOUT THIS AUTHOR Alan Schroeder, a lifelong admirer of Louis Armstrong, is the award-winning author of several picture books, including Lily and the Wooden Bowl, Minty, and Carolina first book, Ragtime Tumpie, was chosen as an ALA Notable Book, a Booklist Children's Editors' Choice, and a Parents' Choice Award winner.
He lives in Alameda, California. Read Book Ragtime Tumpie Ragtime Tumpie (Book, )  Tumpie, a young black girl who will later become famous as the dancer Josephine Baker, longs to find the opportunity to dance amid the poverty and vivacious street life of St.
Louis in the early s Ragtime Tumpie: Schroeder, Alan: Free Download, Borrow. E. Doctorow’s works of fiction include Welcome to Hard Times, The Book of Daniel, Ragtime, Loon Lake, World’s Fair, Billy Bathgate, The Waterworks, City of God, The March, Homer & Langley, and Andrew’s his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities /5(75).
Click to read more about Ragtime Tumpie by Alan Schroeder. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. I liked both books, but I think the book Jazz Age Josephine was written a lot better.
This book was more history and informational than the Jazz Age Josephine book, but Jazz Age was a lot more engaging and fun. ()/5(1). There's a quotation from Scott Joplin at the beginning of the book, called an epigraph, in which he says that "it is never right to play Ragtime fast." What does this say about the pacing of the book, as well as the time Doctorow was writing about?Tumpie grew up cleaning houses and babysitting for wealthy white families.
Inspired by the vivacious ragtime music of turn-of-the-century St. Louis, Tumpie dreamed about escaping her life on Gratiot Street, the poorest section of St. Louis, and becoming a famous honky-tonk dancer/5(81).Ragtime, E.L.
Doctorow Ragtime is a novel by E. L. Doctorow, published in This work of historical fiction is mainly set in the New York City area from untilwith brief scenes towards the end describing the United States' entry into World War I in /5.