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Author Staley, Erin, author.

Title Misty Copeland : principal ballerina / Erin Staley.

Publication Info. New York : Enslow Publishing, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 792.8092 Copeland,M STA    Available
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 792.8092 Copeland,M STA    Available
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Description 128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series Influential lives
Influential lives.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A ballerina is born -- Becoming a "Bun Head" -- A dream in the making -- Taking her place on stage -- Representing the American dancer -- The talent and will to open doors -- She did it! -- Misty Copeland out loud.
Audience Grades: 6-12.
Summary Misty Copeland is probably the most famous ballerina in the world. She didn't begin dancing until age thirteen, but she quickly surpassed all her peers to be declared a prodigy. Her hard work and talent have landed her the career of a lifetime. Through engaging text and quotes from the dancer, readers will learn about Copeland's life, hardships, and accomplishments. Full-color photos from throughout Copeland's life will give readers insight into the dancer's personal life and career. The glossary helps readers learn new vocabulary, while Further Reading encourages deeper exploration into the world of dance.
Subject Copeland, Misty -- Juvenile literature.
Copeland, Misty.
Ballet dancers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American dancers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Ballet dancers.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780766085091 (library-bound)
0766085090 (library-bound)

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