Category Archives: Ballet

Téo’s Tutu by Maryann Jacob Macias,  illustrated by Alea Marley

Téo’s Tutu by Maryann Jacob Macias,  illustrated by Alea Marley. Dial Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9781984815521 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Téo … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Alea Marley, Ballet, Illustrator, LGBTQIA+ | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel

Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel. Atheneum, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781481486668 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Young Adult, Ballet, Dance, Graphic novel, Memoir, Siena Cherson Siegel | Tagged , | Comments Off on Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel

Black Ballerinas: My Journey to Our Legacy by Misty Copeland

Black Ballerinas: My Journey to Our Legacy by Misty Copeland,  illustrated by Salena Barnes. Aladdin, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534474246 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Collective biography What did you like … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Ballet, Dance, Misty Copeland, Racial discrimination, Racism | Tagged , | Comments Off on Black Ballerinas: My Journey to Our Legacy by Misty Copeland

Alicia Alonso Dances On by Rose Viña, illustrated by Gloria Félix

Alicia Alonso Dances On by Rose Viña, illustrated by Gloria Félix. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807514542 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Uncorrected proof Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? Alicia Alonso … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Ballet, Biography, Latinx | Tagged | Comments Off on Alicia Alonso Dances On by Rose Viña, illustrated by Gloria Félix

Ballet Bunnies: The New Class/ Let’s Dance by Swapna Reddy, illustrated by Binny Talib

  Ballet Bunnies: The New Class (Book 1), Ballet Bunnies: Let’s Dance (Book 2) by Swapna Reddy, illustrated by Binny Talib, Stepping Stone (an imprint of Random House), 9780593304921 & 978059334952, 2020     Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Ballet, Binny Talib, Early Chapter book, Swapna Reddy | Tagged | Comments Off on Ballet Bunnies: The New Class/ Let’s Dance by Swapna Reddy, illustrated by Binny Talib

Bunheads – Misty Copeland; illustrated by Setor Fiadzigbey

 Bunheads – Misty Copeland; illustrated by Setor Fiadzigbey. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2020. 9780399547645 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: picture book biography What did you like about the book? On her very … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Ballet, Biography, Dance, Misty Copeland | Tagged | Comments Off on Bunheads – Misty Copeland; illustrated by Setor Fiadzigbey