Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer Michaela Deprince

Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer

Author: Michaela Deprince
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Book Title
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer
Author
Michaela Deprince
ISBN
9780385755153
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 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.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Michaela Deprince, Elaine DeprincePublisher: Random House Books for Young ReadersPublished: 10/14/2014ISBN: 9780385755153Pages: 42Weight: 0.20lbsSize: 9.10h x 6.10w x 0.20dReview Citations: School Library Journal 09/01/2014 pg. 159Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2014 pg. 82Booklist 11/01/2014 pg. 44Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 170098 / Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to DancerReading Level: 4.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
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 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.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Michaela Deprince, Elaine Deprince
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Published: 10/14/2014
ISBN: 9780385755153
Pages: 42
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.10w x 0.20d

Review Citations: School Library Journal 09/01/2014 pg. 159
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2014 pg. 82
Booklist 11/01/2014 pg. 44

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 170098 / Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer
Reading Level: 4.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
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 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.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Michaela Deprince, Elaine Deprince
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Published: 10/14/2014
ISBN: 9780385755153
Pages: 42
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.10w x 0.20d

Review Citations: School Library Journal 09/01/2014 pg. 159
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2014 pg. 82
Booklist 11/01/2014 pg. 44

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 170098 / Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer
Reading Level: 4.1 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5