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Swan : the life and dance of Anna Pavlova

Author: Laurel Snyder
Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to one of the most famous ballerinas in history describes how she was inspired to pursue dancing after going to the ballet as a child and how her achievements have inspired subsequent generations of dancers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Anna Pavlova; Anna Pavlova; Anna Pavlova
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel Snyder
ISBN: 1452118906 9781452118901
OCLC Number: 999640047
Awards: Commended for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2017
Commended for Orbis Pictus Award 2016
Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) (Nonfiction) 2015
Target Audience: AD500L; Decoding demand: 60 (medium); Semantic demand: 84 (very high); Syntactic demand: 57 (medium); Structure demand: 86 (very high)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by Laurel Snyder.

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A picture book introduction to the life and career of Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova.  Read more...

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"Young ballet lovers will be smitten with the story."--Kirkus Reviews "A tender, delicate recounting."-Publishers Weekly "Exquisite."-The Horn Book Magazine "An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose Read more...

 
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