Ballerina Dreams

ISBN-10: 0385755155
ISBN-13: 9780385755153
Author: Deprince, Michaela and Deprince, Elaine
Illustrated by: Morrison, Frank
Interest Level: 2-4
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: October 2014

Copyright: 2014

Page Count: 48

Series: Step Into Reading Level 4


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Interest Level

Grades 2-4

Reading Level

Guided Reading: P
Lexile: 660L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Readers / Beginner

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American

Description
Perfect for newly independent readers--the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America's top ballerinas. At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by a family and brought to America. Michaela never forgot the photo of the dancer she once saw, and quickly decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. She has been dancing ever since and is now a principal dancer in New York City and has been featured in the ballet documentary First Position, as well as Dancing with the Stars , Good Morning America, and Oprah magazine. Young readers will love learning about this inspiring ballerina in this uplifting and informative leveled reader. This Step 4 Step into Reading book is for newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.
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