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Ballerina Dreams

Ballerina Dreams (Paperback, Main)

By DePrince, Michaela
Illustrated by Okstad, Ella

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One windy day, a magazine blew down the road. I reached out and caught it. A pretty picture of a woman was on the front cover of the magazine. She wore a short pink dress that stuck out around her in a circle. She looked very happy. At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a ...photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by a family and brought to America. Michaela never forgot the photo of the dancer she once saw, and decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. She has been dancing ever since, and after a spell as a principal dancer in New York, now dances for the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. Beautifully and gently illustrated by Ella Okstad, Ballerina Dreams is the younger-reader edition of Michaela DePrince's highly moving memoir, Hope in a Ballet Shoe.
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ISBN 9780571329731
Released AU 24 May 2017
Publisher Faber and Faber
Format Paperback, Main
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780571329731
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Released 24 May 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By DePrince, Michaela
Illustrated by Okstad, Ella
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)
Dance
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
Racism, Sexism & Prejudice
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 180mm
Spine: 6mm
Dewey Code 792.8028092;792.8028092
Weight 133g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Ballerinas - Biography - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Children's General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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