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My First Ballet Class (Ready-To-Read - Level Pre1) Cover Image
$3.99
ISBN: 9781481479349
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Published: Simon Spotlight - December 13th, 2016

Young readers can learn all about what happens at ballet class in this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read with sweet text and photographs of ballerinas-in-training


My First Dance: Ballet Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781454918738
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 6th, 2016

A First Book for Young Dance Fans

Plie, releve, jete, BALLET Share your love of classical dance with little ones. From the five basic positions to simple first steps to performance time, this charming book introduces the basic elements of ballet. Beautiful photographs of a diverse cast of young dancers capture all the elegant and dynamic moves in action.


Emma and Julia Love Ballet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439894012
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 23rd, 2016

Award-winning author/artist Barbara McClintock has created this enchanting picture book story that will charm every child with ballet dreams!

Emma is little. Julia is big.
They both love ballet.

Emma takes ballet lessons.


A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream Cover Image
By Kristy Dempsey, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399252846
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Published: Philomel Books - January 2nd, 2014

A story of little ballerinas with big dreams.

Little ballerinas have big dreams. Dreams of pirouettes and grande jetes, dreams of attending the best ballet schools and of dancing starring roles on stage. But in Harlem in the 1950s, dreams don’t always come true—they take a lot of work and a lot of hope. And sometimes hope is hard to come by.
 


Giraffes Can't Dance Cover Image
By Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780545392556
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Published: Cartwheel Books - March 1st, 2012

The bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance is now a board book!

Giraffes Can't Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it's harder for a giraffe than you would think.


Music (Amazing Me! #4) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781846439612
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Published: Child's Play International - July 1st, 2017

Dinosaur Dance! Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481480994
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Published: Little Simon - August 30th, 2016

A brand-new board book about dancing dinosaurs from the beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton!

ZANG! BOP!
KIDDLY POW!
The DINOSAUR DANCE
is starting NOW!


Join Boynton’s lively prehistoric bunch as they get everyone’s tails shaking for a feet-stomping good time.


Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385755146
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Published: Ember - January 19th, 2016

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY MADONNA!
 
The extraordinary memoir of an orphan who danced her way from war-torn Sierra Leone to ballet stardom, most recently appearing in Beyonce’s Lemonade and as a principal in a major American dance company.
 


Tiny Pretty Things Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062342409
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Published: HarperTeen - July 12th, 2016

Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this soapy, drama-packed novel featuring diverse characters who will do anything to be the prima at their elite ballet school.


Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781476737997
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Published: Touchstone Books - December 16th, 2014

Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina.


Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481479790
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Published: Aladdin - December 6th, 2016

Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland.

As the first African-American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland has been breaking down all kinds of barriers in the world of dance.


Child's Introduction to Ballet: The Stories, Music, and Magic of Classical Dance (Child's Introduction Series) Cover Image
By Meredith Hamilton (Illustrator), Laura Lee
$19.99
ISBN: 9781579126995
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - April 30th, 2007

Ballet dancers of all ages love the mesmerizing stories of the world's great ballets, and in this charmingly illustrated book plus music CD, younger readers will enjoy fun facts, dancing how-tos, some history behind the dances and compositions, plus profiles of famous ballerinas and dancers while listening to excerpts of classical music.


Ballet Cat Dance! Dance! Underpants! Cover Image
By Bob Shea, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484713792
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 2nd, 2016

Ballet Cat is getting her friend Butter Bear ready for her big ballet debut. "Leap, Butter Bear, leap!" Ballet Cat prompts. But Butter Bear would prefer to just point her toe. When Ballet Cat keeps pushing, Butter Bear gets hungry, then thirsty, then sleepy . . . The bottom line is that Butter Bear would rather do almost anything to avoid making a big leap. Why?