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Misty Copeland
by Laurie Calkhoven and Monique Dong


Overview - Pirouette across the stage and get to know Misty Copeland--the first African-American woman to become a principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theater--in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people "you should meet."

Misty Copeland had always dreamed of becoming a dancer, but she had many obstacles to overcome before she could reach her dream.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Pirouette across the stage and get to know Misty Copeland--the first African-American woman to become a principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theater--in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people "you should meet."

Misty Copeland had always dreamed of becoming a dancer, but she had many obstacles to overcome before she could reach her dream. Although she was always challenged by the things that set her apart from other dancers, with a lot of hard work, dedication, and exceptional talent, Misty has become one of the most well-known dancers in America.

On June 30, 2015 Misty stepped on stage as the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater and made history

A special section at the back of the book includes extras on subjects like history and math, plus a fun timeline filled with interesting trivia facts about dance. With the You Should Meet series, learning about historical figures has never been so fascinating

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781481470438
  • ISBN-10: 1481470434
  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight
  • Publish Date: December 2016
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-8
  • Dimensions: 9 x 5.6 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds

Series: You Should Meet

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Performing Arts - Dance
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places - United States - African-American

 
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