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A Girl Named Misty: The True Story of Misty Copeland

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.

For more volumes of this early reader biography series, visit our A Girl Named... Collection.

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Product Details

Recommended Age 6 - 8
Author Kelly Starling Lyons
Illustrator Melissa Manwill
ISBN 1338193058
Publication Date May 29, 2018
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Series Name A Girl Named
Language English