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Alicia Alonso takes the stage / text, Nancy Ohlin ; cover and illustrations, Josefina Preumayr.

Ohlin, Nancy, (author.). Preumayr, Josefina, (illustrator.). Rebel girls. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library.

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Summary:

"Alicia was born to dance. From the moment she slips on pointe shoes for the first time, she's determined to become a professional ballerina. A few years later, Alicia moves from Cuba to the United States to follow her dreams. Then, Alicia begins to lose her sight. How can a ballerina dance if she can't see where she's going? Stuck in bed and only able to practice with her fingertips, Alicia doesn't give up. She finds a way to get back on stage, dancing into the hearts of audiences as one of the world's most famous prima ballerinas"--Publisher marketing.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library REA OHLIN (Text) 37801000675809 Juvenile Readers Book System_Only_3months 03/27/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781733329224
  • ISBN: 1733329226
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, California?] : Timbuktu Labs, Inc., [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Rebel girls."
A fictionalized biography of Cuban prima ballerina Alicia Alonso.
Summary, etc.:
"Alicia was born to dance. From the moment she slips on pointe shoes for the first time, she's determined to become a professional ballerina. A few years later, Alicia moves from Cuba to the United States to follow her dreams. Then, Alicia begins to lose her sight. How can a ballerina dance if she can't see where she's going? Stuck in bed and only able to practice with her fingertips, Alicia doesn't give up. She finds a way to get back on stage, dancing into the hearts of audiences as one of the world's most famous prima ballerinas"--Publisher marketing.
Subject: Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019 > Juvenile fiction.
Ballerinas > Cuba > Juvenile fiction.
Dancers with disabilities > Juvenile fiction.
Blind women > Juvenile fiction.
Women with disabilities > Juvenile fiction.
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019 > Fiction.
Ballerinas > Fiction.
Blind women > Fiction.
Women with disabilities > Fiction.
Genre: Children's stories.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

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