A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Kristy DEMPSEY
Year Reviewed:: 2015
Review: A little African-American girl goes to work with her mother, who cleans and sews costumes for the ballet school - and the dream to become a ballerina is born and nurtured. But only white girls dance… After watching Janet Collins, the first African-American ballerina, perform at the Metropolitan Opera House, she knows her dreams actually can come true! This inspiring read-aloud for young children offers an opportunity for the advanced primary reader to shine.