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Author: Misty Copeland; Christopher Myers
Publisher: New York : Putnam, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 someday, 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: CULTURAL HERITAGE / Multicultural
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Misty Copeland; Misty Copeland
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Misty Copeland; Christopher Myers
ISBN: 0399166157 9780399166150
OCLC Number: 999401711
Awards: Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, 2015
Target Audience: 005-008.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 28 cm
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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