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Author Bernstein, Richard, 1944-

Title A girl named Faithful Plum : the true story of a dancer from China and how she achieved her dream / Richard Bernstein.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 792.8 Li,Z BER    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 270 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Summary Tells the true story of Zhongmei Lei, an eleven-year-old girl in 1977 who won one of twelve spots at the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy, and whose determination to remain in the school impressed teachers and students alike; and discusses how Zhongmei, whose name means Faithful Plum, went on to form her own dance company which debuted in New York when she was in her late twenties.
Subject Li, Zhongmei, 1966- -- Juvenile literature.
Li, Zhongmei, 1966-
Dancers -- China -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Dancers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Dancers -- China -- Biography.
Dancers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780375869600 (hbk.)
0375869603 (hbk.)
9780375969607 (lib. bdg.)
0375969608 (lib. bdg.)

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