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An Unlikely Ballerina by Krystyna Poray Goddu

An Unlikely Ballerina by Krystyna Poray Goddu


Illustrated by Cosei Kawa

Young readers age 3 to 10.

Young Lily Marks loves to stand on her tiptoes. When her parents notice weakness in her legs, her doctor suggests dancing lessons to strengthen them. Lily falls in love with ballet―but can this fragile girl ever become a serious dancer? When the famous ballerina Anna Pavlova comes to town, Lily just has to meet her. Maybe Pavlova―small, delicate, and Jewish like Lily―hold the key to Lily's future.

Paperback 2018


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