In Five Points, New York, in the 1840s, African American teenager William Henry "Juba" Lane works hard to achieve his dream of becoming a professional dancer but his real break comes when he is invited to perform in England. Based on the life of Master Juba; includes historical note.
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.