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Dancing in the Wings

Written by Debbie Allen & illustrated by Kadir Nelson
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Dec 2, 2003
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Sassy tries out for a summer dance festival in Washington, D.C., despite the other girls’ taunts that she is much too tall.

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Who Wrote Dancing in the Wings

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Debbie Allen

Actor, director, dancer/choreographer and singer, Debbie Allen’s career has touched nearly every facet of the entertainment industry.Allen’s Broadway career as a dancer, singer and actor began in the chorus of “Purlie”. She next appeared in “Raisin”, then in the 1979 production West Side Story”, for which she won a prestigious Drama Desk Award, as well as, her first Tony Award nomination. Allen received another Tony Award nomination in 1986 for her role as Bob Fosse’s “Sweet Charity”.

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Who Illustrated Dancing in the Wings

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Kadir Nelson

Kadir Nelson is an acclaimed artist and the illustrator of several <i>New York Times</i> bestselling picture books, including his authorial debut <i>We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball</i>, which won a Coretta Scott King Award and a Sibert Medal. Kadir has received three additional Coretta Scott King Awards and five Coretta Scott King honors. He has also received two Caldecott Honors, for <i>Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad</i> and <i>Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom</i>, and has twice received the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780803725010
Publication Date:
December 2, 2003
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
77094500
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
43403706
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0803725019
ATOS® Book Level:
3.5
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
44750
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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