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A dance like starlight

Kristy Dempsey

A dance like starlight

one ballerina"s dream

by Kristy Dempsey

  • 135 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • History,
  • African Americans,
  • Ballet dancing,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Accelerated Reader LG 4.4 0.5 0.5 163048

    Statementby Kristy Dempsey ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
    ContributionsCooper, Floyd, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.D41136 Dan 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26918635M
    ISBN 100399252843
    ISBN 109780399252846
    LC Control Number2013009520
    OCLC/WorldCa835611576


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By Floyd Cooper, them that the color of their skin couldn't stop them from becoming a a lyrical tale as beautiful as a dance en pointe, Kristy Dempsey and Floyd Cooper tell the story of one little ballerina who was inspired by Collins to make her own dreams come true.

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But the first African-American prima ballerina, Janet /5(1). Today, I am honored to have Kristy Dempsey, author of A Dance Like Starlight, join us at Picture Book Builders.

Kristy, what was the initial spark for this book. I read a two-line anecdote in a newspaper article about the wife of a Pullman porter going to see Janet Collins dance at the Metropolitan Opera. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Dance Like Starlight: multi talented woman.

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