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By Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.

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Beautiful, charming, and rhythmic, Misty Copeland's FIREBIRD soars as a story of self-discovery, determination, shared passion, and mentorship. Copeland's prose and dialogue with a young dancer are emotionally moving and adeptly deal with the fears, misgivings, and concerns many dancers struggle with when they first begin. Copeland acts as mentor and motivator, instilling confidence in the young dancer.

The books is wonderfully illustrated by Christopher Myers, who combines color and texture to create stunning design and movement. Firebird will have young dancers leaping for the stars and understanding both the hard work and possibilities involved.

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