Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Library Binding)

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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.

About the Author


Michaela DePrince graduated from the American Ballet Theatre's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis school in New York, and is a dancer with the Dutch National Ballet. She travels between Amsterdam and New York City, where she lives with her family. "From the Trade Paperback edition."


Product Details
ISBN: 9780385755160
ISBN-10: 0385755163
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 14th, 2014
Pages: 42
Language: English
Series: Step Into Reading: A Step 4 Book