Ballerina Dreams: A True Story by Joann Ferrara, Lauren Thompson, James Estrin

Ballerina Dreams: A True Story Author: Joann Ferrara, Lauren Thompson, James Estrin
eBook Title: Ballerina Dreams: A True Story
ISBN10: 0312370296
ISBN13: 978-0312370299
Language: English
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends; 1st edition (October 2, 2007)
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Arts, Music & Photography
Size ePub vers.: 1304 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1333 kb
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Once upon a time there were five little girls who shared a dream. They wanted to be ballerinas and dance on stage like their sisters and cousins and friends.

But it would be hard for these girls to make their dream come true. They had cerebral palsy or other physical disabilities, which meant their muscles didn't move the way they wanted them to. Some wore leg braces. Some used wheelchairs and walkers to get around. But these girls were determined. They had a dedicated teacher. Every week they practiced. They worked hard. And one day they were ready.

Ballerina Dreams is an inspiring true story of love, hope and courage for everyone and anyone who has ever wished (and worked) hard enough to make their dreams come true.

Ballerina Dreams is the winner of the 2008 Bank Street - Flora Stieglitz Award.