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Ballerina Swan

Written by & illustrated by Emily Arnold Mccully
Published by Holiday House
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What's Ballerina Swan About

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From her pond in the city park, sophie, a swan, loves to watch the dancers in Madam Myrtle’s Studio. She longs to join them, but Madam shoos her away. Then one day a much jollier teacher, Miss Willow, comes to class. Although Sopie is feathered, winged, and webbed, Miss Willow permits her to stay. When the school performs <i>Swan Lake</i>, the part of the swan seems perfect for Sophie–but she can only hope she’ll make the cast. <p/>Two great artists have created an inspiring character who, in spite of obstacles, pursues her passion and realizes her dream. <p/>

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Who Illustrated Ballerina Swan

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Emily Arnold Mccully

Emily Arnold McCully received the Caldecott Medal for <i>Mirette on the High Wire</i>. The illustrator of more than 40 books for young readers, she has a lifelong interest in history and feminist issues. She divides her time between Chatham, New York, and New York City.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780823423736
Publication Date:
March 1, 2012
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2011005770
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0823423735
Lexile® Level:
670L

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