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The Life and Dance of Anna PavlovaBy Laurel Snyder and Julie Morstad
"Spare, poetic words sit as lightly as snowflakes."- Wall Street Journal
"An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose name has come to be synonymous with her most famous role.” School Library Journal
One night, young Anna’s mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendentally gifted Anna Pavlova. Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova is a heartbreakingly beautiful picture book biography perfect for aspiring ballerinas of all ages.
By Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson
An illustrated biography in verse of Josephine Baker by author Patricia Hruby Powell and illustrator Christian Robinson.