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Author DePrince, Michaela.

Title Taking flight : from war orphan to star ballerina / Michaela DePrince, with Elaine DePrince.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2014]

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA BIO DePrince    ---  DUE 01-02-20
 Parsons Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 920 D424    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  792.802 DEPRINCE    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 249 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm.
Indexed In: School Library Journal, November 2014
Library Media Connection starred, January 2015
Pub Weekly, August 2014
New York Times, November 2014
Kirkus Review, August 2014
Summary The autobiography of Michaela DePrince, who lived the first few years of her life in war-torn Sierra Leone until being adopted by an American family. Now seventeen, she is one of the premiere ballerinas in the United States.
Audience 940 Lexile.
Young Adult Follett School Solutions.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.3 9.0 169655. 852
Source B&T 12.2016 PARS
Subject DePrince, Michaela.
Ballet dancers -- Sierra Leone -- Biography.
Ballet dancers -- United States -- Biography.
Orphans -- Sierra Leone -- Biography.
Africans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Performing Arts / Dance.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Africa.
Added Author DePrince, Elaine.
ISBN 9780385755115

 
    
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