Ballerina Dreams

Ballerina Dreams

From Orphan to Dancer

Book - 2014
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Perfect for newly independent readers--the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America's top ballerinas.
 
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 quickly decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. She has been dancing ever since and is now a principal dancer in New York City and has been featured in the ballet documentary First Position, as well as Dancing with the Stars , Good Morning America, and Oprah magazine.
 
Young readers will love learning about this inspiring ballerina in this uplifting and informative leveled reader. This Step 4 Step into Reading book is for newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2014]
ISBN: 9780385755153
0385755155
9780385755160
0385755163
Branch Call Number: J 792.802 DePrince 10/2014
Characteristics: 42 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.1 0.5 170098.
Call Number: J 792.802 DePrince 10/2014

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