A girl named Misty : the true story of Misty Copeland
|Format:||Print Book 2018|
|Availability:||Available at 13 Libraries 13 of 16 copies|
The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. 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. 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.
|Series||A girl named|
-- Juvenile literature.
Ballet dancers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Ballerinas -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American dancers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :2018
|Other Titles|| Misty
48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.