Katharine Holabird Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Katharine Holabird
“At playtime she twirled and spun across the playground so fast that none of the little boys in her class could catch her, and they were all very annoyed.”
“She went every day to her ballet lessons and worked very hard for many years...until at last she became the famous ballerina Mademoiselle Angelina, and people came from far and wide to enjoy her lovely dancing.”
“From that day on, Angelina came downstairs when her mother called her, she tidied her room, and she went to school on time.”
″...Angelina never wanted to go to school. She never wanted to do anything but dance.”
″ ‘Congratulations, Angelina,’ said Miss Lilly. ‘You are a good little dancer and if you work hard, you may grow up to be a real ballerina one day.’ ”
″ ‘Oh Angelina, your dancing is nothing but a nuisance!’ exclaimed her mother.”
“The very next day Angelina took her pink slippers and ballet dress and went to her first lesson at Miss Lilly’s Ballet School.”
“More than anything else in the world, Angelina loved to dance. She danced all the time and she danced everywhere, and often she was so busy dancing that she forgot about the other things she was supposed to be doing.”
“Mrs. Mouseling shook her head and said, ‘I just don’t know what to do about Angelina.’ Mr. Mouseling thought awhile and then he said, ‘I think I may have an idea.’ ”
“Angelina was so busy dancing at Miss Lilly’s that she didn’t need to dance at suppertime or bedtime or on the way to school anymore.”
″ Angelina is determined to prove she’s as good a dancer as all the older ballerinas. ”
“But learning to dance en pointe-in toe shoes-isn’t so easy for this mouseling. Will Angelina learn the hard way not to grow up too fast?”
“Angelina Ballerina’ is a story about a young mouse who is very passionate about ballet and wants very badly to take ballet lessons in order to become ...”
“Her dream is to become a prima ballerina one day! But first, Angelina has to get to dance recital to practice for a big performance. Like every serious dancer, ...”
“Angelina Ballerina was a star at her school, Camembert Academy. But she wanted to shine even brighter!”
“I wish I could dance like I was floating on air!′ Angelina declared. ‘Just like the older girls!’ Angelina raised her arms over her head and pirouetted through Ms. Mimi’s classroom.”
“Angelina looked at her favorite photograph in the classroom. It was of the older students dancing in a recital.”
“Angelina looked over and saw her friend Marco standing in the doorway. Marco loved playing music. ‘I picked out a new instrument to play,’ he told his friends.”
“Angelina twirled down the hall and bumped into her teacher, Ms. Mimi. She was hanging a sign. It was a notice for auditions for the Mousnikov Ballet.”
“As Angelina read the sign, her heart pirouetted inside her chest. Dancing with the Mousnikov Ballet would be a dream come true. But the dancers in the ballet wore pointe shoes, and Ms. Mimi didn’t think Angelina was ready for that.”

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