Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer – Step 4 Reader


Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)  
Michaela DePrince, Elaine Deprince, Frank Morrison (Illustrated by)
Trade Paperback [2014] 
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts
Ages 7 to 9, Grades 2 to 4
48 pages
Series: Step into Reading
9.1 in H | 6.1 in W | 0.2 in T | 0.2 lb Wt

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Perfect for newly independent readers—discover the amazing life of one of America’s top ballerinas, Michaela DePrince, whose story is soon to be told in a major motion picture directed by Madonna.

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 StarsGood 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.

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Weight .2 lbs
Dimensions 9.1 × 6.1 × .2 in
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