The Resource Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins, Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn

Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins, Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn

Label
Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins
Title
Brave ballerina
Title remainder
the story of Janet Collins
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Janet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and 40s, a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States. Janet pursued dance with a passion, despite being rejected from discriminatory dance schools. When she was accepted into the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo as a teenager on the condition that she paint her skin white for performances, Janet refused. She continued to go after her dreams, never compromising her values along the way. From her early childhood lessons to the height of her success as the first African American prima ballerina in the Metropolitan Opera, this is the story of a remarkable pioneer
Storyline
Tone
Illustration
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10751735
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meadows, Michelle
Dewey number
792.802/8092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • -1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Glenn, Ebony
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True
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  • Collins, Janet
  • Ballet dancers
  • Ballerinas
  • African American dancers
Target audience
preschool
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the story of Janet Collins
Label
Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins, Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781250127730
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins, Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781250127730
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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