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Josephine (Kimani Tru)
Beverly Jenkins

Harlequin Kimani, 2009

Josephine Best has it all figured out. Just seventeen, she's been to college, she has her own hairdressing shop and she refuses to be distracted from her goals. At least until handsome George Brooks begins to pursue her. Jojo isn't looking for romance, but she permits George to call on her. Adam Morgan has always been a Casanova, and no girl is immune to his charm. But when he comes home wounded from the War Between the States, it's a girl he ...


The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.
Sandra Gulland

Scribner, 1999

In this first of three books inspired by the life of Josephine Bonaparte, Sandra Gulland has created a novel of immense and magical proportions. We meet Josephine in the exotic and lush Martinico, where an old island woman predicts that one day she will be queen. The journey from the remote village of her birth to the height of European elegance is long, but Josephine's fortune proves to be true. By way of fictionalized diary entries, we ...


Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Nonfiction)
Patricia Hruby Powell

Chronicle Books, 2014

In exuberant verse and stirring pictures, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create an extraordinary portrait for young people of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker, the woman who worked her way from the slums of St. Louis to the grandest stages in the world. Meticulously researched by both author and artist, Josephine's powerful story of struggle and triumph is an inspiration and a spectacle, just like ...


Daisy and Josephine
Melissa Gilbert

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, 2014

New York Times bestselling author Melissa Gilbert makes her picture book debut with this fetching story about a shy little girl and her spunky dog, Josephine! Everyone has a favorite person, and Daddy is Daisy’s. But when the two of them are on the road for Daddy’s work, Daisy sometimes feels lonely. She is very shy and wishes she had a friend. So Daddy gets Daisy a surprise: a funny-looking puppy named Josephine. They make quite a ...


Josephine Wants to Dance
Jackie French

Harry N. Abrams, 2007

The popular wombat’s friend From the award-winning duo behind the bestselling Diary of a Wombat (the famous wombat even makes an appearance at the ballet complete with a tutu!), Josephine Wants to Dance encourages all readers to never give up and to always dance to their own music. Josephine loves to dance. She dreams of wearing a pink tutu and silk ballet shoes. But everyone reminds her that kangaroos don’t dance—they hop! ...


Becoming Josephine: A Novel
Heather Webb

Plume, 2013

A sweeping historical debut about the Creole socialite who transformed herself into an empress   Readers are fascinated with the wives of famous men. In Becoming Josephine, debut novelist Heather Webb follows Rose Tascher as she sails from her Martinique plantation to Paris, eager to enjoy an elegant life at the royal court. Once there, however, Rose’s aristocratic soldier-husband dashes her dreams by abandoning her amid the tumult of ...


Josephine: Napoleon's Incomparable Empress
Eleanor P. Delorme

Harry N. Abrams, 2002

The romance between Joséphine de Beauharnais and Napoléon Bonaparte is one of the most dramatic in history, but the crucial role this beautiful, intelligent woman played in their partnership has never before been completely acknowledged. In this spirited biography, rich in detail and anecdote, Eleanor DeLorme brings the exotic empress to life, revealing how greatly Napoléon confided in "his incomparable Joséphine" and depended on her sense ...


Jennifer and Josephine
Bill Peet

HMH Books for Young Readers, 1980

A rickety old car and a scrawny stray cat teach a lesson in the meaning of friendship.


Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte
Kate Williams

Ballantine Books, 2014

From CNN’s official royal historian, a highly praised young author with a doctorate from Oxford University, comes the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon’s heart—and with it, an empire.   Their love was legendary, their ambition flagrant and unashamed. Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife, Josephine, came to power during one of the most turbulent periods in the history of France. The story of the Corsican ...


The Rose of Martinique: A Life of Napoleon's Josephine
Andrea Stuart

Grove Press, 2005

One of the most remarkable women of the modern era, Josephine Bonaparte was born Rose de Tasher on her family's sugar plantation in Martinique. She embodied all the characteristics of a true Creole-sensuality, vivacity, and willfulness. Using diaries and letters, Andrea Stuart expertly re-creates Josephine's whirlwind of a life, which began with an isolated Caribbean childhood and led to a marriage that would usher her onto the world stage and ...


Man in the Queue
Josephine Tey

Touchstone, 1995

A stabbing murder in the midst of a London theatre crowd sends Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant on a far-flung investigation.


Jazz Age Josephine: Dancer, singer--who's that, who? Why, that's MISS Josephine Baker, to you!
Jonah Winter

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2012

A picture book biography that will inspire readers to dance to their own beats! Singer, dancer, actress, and independent dame, Josephine Baker felt life was a performance. She lived by her own rules and helped to shake up the status quo with wild costumes and a you-can’t-tell-me-no attitude that made her famous. She even had a pet leopard in Paris! From bestselling children’s biographer Jonah Winter and two-time Caldecott Honoree Marjorie ...


Young Folks' Bible in Words of Easy Reading The Sweet Stories of God's Word in the Language of Childhood, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Crystal of Enchantment Journal (Diary, Notebook)
Josephine Wall

Peter Pauper Press, 2012

Internationally renowned fantasy artist Josephine Wall depicts a world radiant with the magical light and all-encompassing love that flows from the powerful spirit of the enchantress. Her Crystal of Enchantment Journal design gleams with gold foil highlights, and its raised embossing adds a dimensional effect. This resplendent journal provides plenty of space for personal reflection, sketching, or jotting down favorite quotations or poems. ...


The Last Great Dance on Earth
Sandra Gulland

Scribner Paperback Fiction, 2000

The Last Great Dance on Earth is the triumphant final volume of Sandra Gulland's beloved trilogy based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte. When the novel opens, Josephine and Napoleon have been married for four tumultuous years. Napoleon is Josephine's great love, and she his. But their passionate union is troubled from within, as Josephine is unable to produce an heir, and from without, as England makes war against France and Napoleon's ...


Empress Josephine An historical sketch of the days of Napoleon, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Melodious Double-Stops, Complete Books 1 and 2 for the Violin

G. Schirmer, Inc., 2007

(String). The two volumes of Trott's widely used etudes are combined into one convenient, affordable volume.


Celestial Journeys by Josephine Wall 2015 Square 12x12 Flame Tree
Flame Tree Publishing

BrownTrout Publishers, 2014

The Art of Fine Gifts: Take a breathtaking journey into the spiritual landscape with a calendar featuring fantasy works by contemporary artist Josephine Wall. Dazzling artwork with swirling backgrounds, vibrant colours and otherworldly beings bring this calendar to life with the inspirational sense that anything is possible. This wall calendar has a glittered cover and the datepad features previous and next month's views.


The Daughter of Time
Josephine Tey

Scribner, 1995

Voted greatest mystery novel of all time by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1990, Josephine Tey recreates one of history’s most famous—and vicious—crimes in her classic bestselling novel, a must read for connoisseurs of fiction, now with a new introduction by Robert Barnard. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard, recuperating from a broken leg, becomes fascinated with a contemporary portrait of Richard III that bears no resemblance to ...


Trial by Fire (The Worldwalker Trilogy)
Josephine Angelini

Feiwel & Friends, 2014

"A Must Read Romance. This is one of the best books I've read this year. It has everything a book should have: action, adventure, violence, a butt-kicking heroine and one hot hero." — USA Today   This world is trying to kill Lily Proctor. Her life-threatening allergiesmake it increasingly difficult to live a normal life, and after a completely humiliating incident ruins her first (and perhaps only) real party, she's ready to disappear. ...



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