Ballerina Dreams

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    One windy day, a magazine blew down the road. I reached out and caught it. A pretty picture of a woman was on the front cover of the magazine. She wore a short pink dress that stuck out around her in a circle. She looked very happy.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 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.Beautifully and gently illustrated by Ella Okstad, Ballerina Dreams is the younger-reader edition of Michaela DePrince's highly moving memoir, Hope in a Ballet Shoe.

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    Number of Pages: 80
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780571329731
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    Listed in: True stories (Children's / Teenage), Dance, ballet (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage)
    Publishers: Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber, Faber & Faber

    Books by Michaela DePrince

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