Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage - (A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book) by Rebel Girls

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 8-12 Years

Number of Pages: 128

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Girls & Women

Series Title: A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Rebel Girls

Author: Rebel Girls

Language: English

Street Date: August 18, 2020
TCIN: 86208317
UPC: 9781733329224
Item Number (DPCI): 247-31-9851
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"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.



Book Synopsis



"With this powerful, hope-filled story of overcoming one's obstacles, readers will close this book and feel inspired to leave a legacy of their own." -School Library Journal

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the historical novel based on the life of Alicia Alonso, a world-renowned prima ballerina from Cuba.

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.

Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage is the story of a world-renowned prima ballerina who impressed people all over the world with her beautiful dancing while living with visual impairments. This is a story about perseverance in the face of adversity, and how the arts can afford women the opportunity to achieve a global impact.

This historical fiction chapter book includes additional text on Alicia Alonso's lasting legacy, as well as movement-based activities designed to encourage creativity and confidence through dance.

About the Rebel Girls Chapter Book Series
Meet extraordinary real-life heroines in the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls chapter book series! Introducing stories based on the lives of extraordinary women in global history, each stunningly designed chapter book features beautiful illustrations from a female artist as well as bonus activities in the backmatter to encourage kids to explore the various fields in which each of these women thrived. The perfect gift to inspire any young reader!



Review Quotes




With this powerful, hope-filled story of overcoming one's obstacles, readers will close this book and feel inspired to leave a legacy of their own ― School Library Journal

Cheerful persistence and chatty relatability recur in this fictionalized biography of Cuban prima ballerina Alicia Alonso ― Publishers Weekly




About the Author



Rebel Girls is the preeminent edutainment company that empowers girls to pursue their dreams without limits. Rebel Girls products inspire children to dream bigger and realize their fullest potential, by introducing them to extraordinary women throughout history. Stories are brought to life through book publishing, podcasts, toys, and digital media. The Rebel Girls community spans over 85 countries, with 5.5M books sold in 49 languages and 6M podcast downloads.
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.6 inches length x 5.2 inches width x 7.6 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.5 pounds
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