A Girl Named Misty: The True Story of Misty Copeland (American Girl: A Girl Named)
by Kelly Starling Lyons
Publication Date: May 29, 2018
List Price: $4.99
Format: Paperback, 48 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Scholastic Inc
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Parent Company: Scholastic Inc.
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The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Misty Copeland became the first African American Female Principal Dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, but how did she get there? A Girl Named Misty describes the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence with full-color illustrations throughout. In addition to stories and facts about Misty’s upbringing and accomplishments, the book includes a timeline and a glossary, plus a profile of a noteworthy and contemporary American girl following in Misty’s graceful footsteps to lead the way for African American women in the arts.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Girls & Women
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Performing Arts / Dance