The Resource Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins, Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn

Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins, Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn

Label
Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins
Title
Brave ballerina
Title remainder
the story of Janet Collins
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn
Title variation
Story of Janet Collins
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A lyrical picture book biography of Janet Collins, the first African American principal dancer at the Metropolitan Opera House. Janet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and 40s, a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States. Janet pursued dance with a passion, despite being rejected from discriminatory dance schools. When she was accepted into the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo as a teenager on the condition that she paint her skin white for performances, Janet refused. She continued to go after her dreams, never compromising her values along the way. From her early childhood lessons to the height of her success as the first African American prima ballerina in the Metropolitan Opera, this is the story of a remarkable pioneer
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meadows, Michelle
Dewey number
792.8028
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Glenn, Ebony
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Collins, Janet
  • Ballet dancers
  • Ballerinas
  • African American dancers
  • African American women dancers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins, Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781250127730
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 462677
  • (HPL)315790
Label
Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins, Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781250127730
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 462677
  • (HPL)315790

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