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Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird / Misty Copeland ; illustrated by Christopher Myers.

By: Copeland, Misty.
Contributor(s): Myers, Christopher.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780399166150 (hardback) :; 0399166157 (hardback) :.Subject(s): Ballet dancing -- Juvenile fiction | Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction | Dance -- Juvenile fiction | Copeland, Misty -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Ballet dancing -- Fiction | Self-confidence -- Fiction | Dance -- Fiction | Copeland, Misty -- Fiction | African Americans -- FictionDDC classification: [E] Summary: American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.
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American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

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