Taking flight : from war orphan to star ballerina / Michaela DePrince with Elaine DePrince.
- 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL||YA 972.802 DEP (Text)||38217000554754||Young Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox)||792.802 DEP (Text)||30032001769089||ADULT NON-FICTION||Checked out||03/02/2017|
- ISBN: 0385755147
- ISBN: 9780385755146
- Physical Description: 249 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm
- Edition: First Ember Edition 2016.
- Publisher: New York : Ember, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2014.
|General Note:|| "Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, New York, in 2014"--Title page verso.
|Summary, etc.:|| Michaela DePrince was known as girl Number 27 at the orphanage, where she was abandoned at a young age and tormented as a 2devil child3 for a skin condition that makes her skin appear spotted. But it was at the orphanage that Michaela would find a picture of a beautiful ballerina en pointe that would help change the course of her life. In this engaging, moving, and unforgettable memoir, Michaela shares her dramatic journey from an orphan in West Africa to becoming one of ballets most exciting rising stars.
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