A Girl Named Misty: The True Story of Misty Copeland American Girl: A Girl Named

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Misty copeland became the first african american female Principal Dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, but how did she get there? A Girl Named Misty describes the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence with full-color illustrations throughout. The a girl named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women.

In addition to stories and facts about misty's upbringing and accomplishments, the book includes a timeline and a glossary, plus a profile of a noteworthy and contemporary American girl following in Misty's graceful footsteps to lead the way for African American women in the arts.

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A Girl Named Rosa: The True Story of Rosa Parks American Girl: A Girl Named

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - In addition to stories and facts about rosa's upbringing and accomplishments, the book includes a timeline and a glossary, plus a profile of a noteworthy and contemporary American girl following in Rosa's monumental footsteps to stand up for equal rights, even in the face of adversity. Rosa parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave? A Girl Named Rosa describes the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence with full-color illustrations throughout.

The a girl named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women.

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A Girl Named Helen: The True Story of Helen Keller American Girl: A Girl Named

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Then helen's parents hired a teacher named Anne Sullivan. After an illness that made her blind and deaf at a very young age, Helen Keller's world suddenly became dark and quiet. The a girl named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Anne connected with Helen and helped her understand the amazing world around them.

Helen's inspiring story proves that anyone can defy expectations and make a difference. Helen eventually became an activist for Americans with disabilities. In addition to stories and facts about Helen's upbringing and accomplishments, this book includes a timeline and glossary, plus a profile of a noteworthy and contemporary American girl following in Helen's footsteps.

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When I Grow Up: Misty Copeland Scholastic Reader, Level 3

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Scholastic Nonfiction #ad - Misty copeland is one of the most famous dancers in the world. But before she was dancing for millions of fans, Misty was just a young girl who loved ballet, even though she didn't look like the typical ballerina. Learn how she made it all the way to the top in this exciting level 3 biography! Scholastic.

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Misty Copeland You Should Meet

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Simon Spotlight #ad - With the you should meet series, learning about historical figures has never been so fascinating! Scholastic. Simon spotlight. Although she was always challenged by the things that set her apart from other dancers, dedication, with a lot of hard work, and exceptional talent, Misty has become one of the most well-known dancers in America.

Pirouette across the stage and get to know misty copeland—the first African-American woman to become a principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theater—in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people “you should meet. Misty copeland had always dreamed of becoming a dancer, but she had many obstacles to overcome before she could reach her dream.

Misty Copeland You Should Meet #ad - On june 30, 2015 misty stepped on stage as the first female african-american principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater and made history! A special section at the back of the book includes extras on subjects like history and math, plus a fun timeline filled with interesting trivia facts about dance.

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A Girl Named Hillary: The True Story of Hillary Clinton American Girl: A Girl Named

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - The a girl named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Simon spotlight. It took a lot of determination, courage, and confidence to become the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. In addition to stories and facts about hillary's upbringing and accomplishments, the book includes a timeline and a glossary, plus a profile of a noteworthy and contemporary American girl following in Hillary's footsteps to break the glass ceiling and show girls everywhere that they can accomplish anything they set their minds to! Scholastic.

. A girl named hillary tells of the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence with full-color illustrations throughout.

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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition

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Aladdin #ad - Scholastic. But when she first started dancing—at the late age of thirteen—no one would have guessed the shy, underprivileged girl would one day make history in her field. Life in motion is a story for all the kids who dare to be different, dream bigger, and want to break stereotypes in whatever they do.

And when her home life and incredible dance promise begin to clash, Misty had to learn to stand up for herself and navigate a complex relationship with her mother, while pursuing her ballet dreams. Her road to excellence was not easy—a chaotic home life, with several siblings and a single mother, was a stark contrast to the control and comfort she found on stage.

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition #ad - Simon spotlight. Aladdin. 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.

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The Underground Railroad American Girl: Real Stories From My Time

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Scholastic. Plus, in each book, an American Girl historical character shares a bit of her own fictional story. The underground railroad includes miles of real stories of passengers, conductors, and abolitionists-well-known and unknown-that traveled on the slavery escape route known as the Underground Railroad.

. Aladdin. American girl addy Walker shares the story of her own journey to freedom. Discover the stories of the real people and events that shaped American history in the Real Stories From My Time series. Perfect for book reports with full-page illustrations throughout, a glossary, a timeline, maps, these nonfiction chapter books also include historical photos, and a bibliography at the back.

The Underground Railroad American Girl: Real Stories From My Time #ad - Simon spotlight.

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Dancing in the Wings

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Puffin Books #ad - She wants to be a ballerina more than anything, too-long legs, but she worries that her too-large feet, and even her big mouth will keep her from her dream. Scholastic. Puffin Books. Aladdin. Sassy is a long-legged girl who always has something to say. When a famous director comes to visit her class, Sassy does her best to get his attention with her high jumps and bright leotard.

Dancing in the wings is loosely based on actress/choreographer Debbie Allen's own experiences as a young dancer. Simon spotlight. Her first attempts are definitely not appreciated, but with Sassy's persistence, she just might be able to win him over.

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Firebird

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G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - The text is a dialogue of encouragement from renowned American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland to an aspiring young ballerina struggling with self-doubt. Putnam Publishing Group. Scholastic. Winner of multiple awards, Firebird is stunningly beautiful and inspiring. Puffin Books. Aladdin. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.

Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations that are some of Caldecott Honoree Christopher Myers's best work, makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere. Simon spotlight. A powerful picture book for independent readers or an excellent choice for reading together. Seira wilson, amazon editorin her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached.

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The March on Washington American Girl: Real Stories From My Time

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Discover the stories of the real people and events that shaped American history in the Real Stories from My Time series. Putnam Publishing Group. Aladdin. Scholastic. But what did it take to get there? Learn about the inspiring people and incredible acts of courage that led to this historic march. Plus, american girl melody shares her own experiences growing up during the civil rights movement and dealing with discrimination.

Simon spotlight. Plus, in each book, an American Girl historical character shares a bit of her own fictional story. In 1963, people from all over the country came together to fight for equal rights for African Americans. The march on washington was a peaceful protest and the setting for Martin Luther King Jr.

The March on Washington American Girl: Real Stories From My Time #ad - S "i have a Dream" speech. Puffin Books. Perfect for book reports with full-page illustrations throughout, maps, a glossary, these nonfiction chapter books also include historical photos, a timeline, and a bibliography at the back.

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