Ready to Ready: Misty Copeland (You Should Meet) (Level 3)
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Ready to Ready: Misty Copeland (You Should Meet) (Level 3)

Laurie Calkhoven (A) and Monique Dong (ILT) 

List Price: $3.99 (Paperback - Biography / Ballet Dancer - 2016)

Pirouette across the stage and get to know Misty Copeland—the first African-American woman to become a principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theater—in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people “you should meet.”

Misty Copeland had always dreamed of becoming a dancer, but she had many obstacles to overcome before she could reach her dream. Although she was always challenged by the things that set her apart from other dancers, with a lot of hard work, dedication, and exceptional talent, Misty has become one of the most well-known dancers in America.

On June 30, 2015 Misty stepped on stage as the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater and made history!

A special section at the back of the book includes extras on subjects like history and math, plus a fun timeline filled with interesting trivia facts about dance. With the You Should Meet series, learning about historical figures has never been so fascinating! (48 pgs) Ages 6-8

Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
AABA978-1481470438

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