A Dance Like Starlight : One Ballerina's Dream. (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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A Dance Like Starlight : One Ballerina's Dream.

Author: Kristy/ Cooper Floyd Dempsey (ILT)
Publisher: Penguin Group USA 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Janet Collins; Janet Collins; Janet Collins; Janet Collins
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristy/ Cooper Floyd Dempsey (ILT)
ISBN: 0399252843 : HRD 9780399252846 : HRD
OCLC Number: 869261321
Awards: Winner of Golden Kite (Picture Book Text) 2015
Short-listed for Monarch Award 2016
Description: 32 pages

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A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina.

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