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Becoming a Ballerina by Lise Friedman

Becoming a Ballerina

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Becoming a Ballerina by Lise Friedman
Oct 11, 2012 | ISBN 9781101652534

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"A feast for the eye for all readers. . . . Ballet lovers will relish the behind-the-scenes look at this land of enchantment." — Kirkus Reviews

"A fascinating book for young ballet students and a fresh introduction to that perennial favorite, The Nutcracker." — Booklist

"Ballet lovers and wannabe performers will enjoy this backstage look at a young dancer’s journey . . . A lively look at a production for aspiring dancers."
School Library Journal

"Friedman . . . has an endless store of delicious details and insights. Dowdle’s photographs, the result of extraordinary access to the production, immerse readers in the hard work of rehearsals and backstage life." — Publishers Weekly

"Young dancers will be entranced by the fascinating details of rehearsals, costuming, and staging, while Nutcracker fans will treasure this intimate view of a beloved holiday tradition." — The Horn Book

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