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Ballerina dreams : a true story /

by DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine; Okstad, Ella K[ill.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2017Description: 57 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780571329731 (pbk.) :; .Subject(s): DePrince, Michaela -- Juvenile literature | Ballerinas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Ballet dancers -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureSummary: At the age of 3, 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 decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. She has been dancing ever since, and after a spell as a principal dancer in New York, now dances for the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. List(s) this item appears in: AESL: Art
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Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.

At the age of 3, 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 decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. She has been dancing ever since, and after a spell as a principal dancer in New York, now dances for the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam.

Ages 6+

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