A Dance Like Starlight

A Dance Like Starlight

One Ballerina's Dream

Picture Book - 2014
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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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Philomel Books, c2014.
ISBN: 9780399252846
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Cooper, Floyd


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Jan 10, 2018

This book will inspire dreams of toe shoes, sweat, resin boxes, tutus, and satin bows. And it pays homage to often overlooked pioneer in African-American history, Janet Collins. A beautiful story about a beautiful little girl with a dream, and a mother who supports her.

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