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Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird

Author: Misty Copeland; Christopher Myers
Publisher: New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014] ©2014
Series: Coretta Scott King Award.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American Ballet Theatre 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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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Curriculum resource
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Misty Copeland; Misty Copeland; Misty Copeland; Misty Copeland; Misty Copeland
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Misty Copeland; Christopher Myers
ISBN: 9780399166150 0399166157 9781489862129 1489862129
OCLC Number: 881386397
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2015.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm
Series Title: Coretta Scott King Award.
Other Titles: Ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird
Responsibility: Misty Copeland ; illustrated by Christopher Myers.

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Tells the story of a young girl - an every girl - whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's  Read more...

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Praise for FIREBIRD: Winner of the 2015 Coretta Scott King Illustrator AwardReceived the 2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award New Writer Honor An NPR Best Book of 2014An Amazon Best Book of 2014 - Ages Read more...

 
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