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The Story of Misty Copeland: A Biography Book for New Readers

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Author: Frank Berrios

Discover the life of Misty Copeland--a story about changing the world through dance, for kids ages 6 to 9

Misty Copeland is the first Black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre. Before she made history and became a symbol of change in the world of ballet, she was a determined girl who loved watching gymnastics and dancing on the drill team. She worked hard and overcame many obstacles to fulfill her dream of becoming a great ballerina. This book helps kids explore how Misty went from being a shy young girl growing up in California to a world-famous ballet dancer and a role model to many people.

This Misty Copeland book for kids includes:

  • Core curriculum--Kids will learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Misty's life so far, and take a quick quiz to test their knowledge.
  • Her lasting change--This book explains Misty's impact and how she changed the world of ballet for future generations.
  • Short chapters--Brief chapters divide Misty's story into smaller sections that inspire new readers to keep reading.

How will Misty's dedication and positive outlook inspire the child in your life?

Publisher: Rockridge Press
Published: 11/30/2021
Pages: 64
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.26lbs
Size: 8.27h x 5.83w x 0.18d
ISBN: 9781638074991
Audience: Ages 9-12

About the Author
Berrios, Frank: -

FRANK BERRIOS is a writer born in New York City. He's the author of The Story of Joe Biden, The Story of Stan Lee, and several other children's books. Learn more about his work at

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