I Will Dance
I Will Dance
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I Will Dance

Written by Nancy Bo Flood & illustrated by Julianna Swaney
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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This poetic and uplifting picture book illustrated by the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of We Are the Gardeners by Joanna Gaines follows a young girl born with cerebral palsy as she pursues her dream of becoming a dancer. Like many young girls, Eva longs to dance. But unlike many would-be dancers, Eva has cerebral palsy. She doesn’t know what dance looks like for someone who uses a wheelchair. Then Eva learns of a place that has created a class for dancers of all abilities. Her first movements in the studio are tentative, but with the encouragement of her instructor and fellow students, Eva becomes more confident. Eva knows she’s found a place where she belongs. At last her dream of dancing has come true.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781534430617
    Publication Date
    May 26, 2020
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    153443061X

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