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A dance like starlight : one ballerina's dream

Dempsey, Kristy.

New York, NY : Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]

{32} p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina.

Reading Level: 6.0

Available

Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

9780399252846

LC Call No:

PZ7.D41136 Dan 2014

Dewey Class No:

[E] 23

Author:

Dempsey, Kristy.

Title:

A dance like starlight : one ballerina's dream / by Kristy Dempsey ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.

Publisher:

New York, NY : Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]

Physical:

{32} p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, January 2014

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, February 2014

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, November 2013

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, November 2013

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, October 2014

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection, August 2014

Summary:

A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina.

Target Audience:

6.0.

Target Audience:

K-3 Follett School Solutions.

Subject:

Collins, Janet,--1917-2003--Fiction.

Subject:

Ballet--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Discrimination--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Cooper, Floyd, ill.

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