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Taking flight : from war orphan to star ballerina / Michaela DePrince with Elaine DePrince.

DePrince, Michaela, (author.). DePrince, Elaine, (author.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL YA 772.802 DEP (Text) 38217000554754 Young Adult Nonfiction Checked out 06/28/2018
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library YA B DeP (Text) 30477101151334 Young Adult: Eliot Rosewater Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Shipshewana Branch YA B DeP (Text) 30477101151342 Young Adult: Eliot Rosewater In transit -
LaGrange Co PL - Topeka Branch YA DeP (Text) 30477101151359 Young Adult: Eliot Rosewater Temporarily Unavailable -
Morgan Co PL - Brooklyn Branch YA 792.802 DEP (Text) 78551000536414 Young Adult Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library YA 792.802 DEP (Text) 78551000536415 Young Adult Available -
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch YA 792.802 DEP (Text) 78551000536413 Young Adult Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch YA 792.802 DEP (Text) 78551000536412 Young Adult Available -
Noble Co PL - Central (Albion) ELIOT ROSEWATER - 792.802 DEP (Text) 38131004272802 NCPLC-YA Non-fiction In process -
Noble Co PL - East (Avilla) ELIOT ROSEWATER - 792.802 DEP (Text) 38131004272828 NCPLE-YA Non-fiction Available -
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Record details

  • 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.

Content descriptions

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 "devil child" 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.
Awards Note:
Eliot Rosewater nominee, 2018-2019.
Subject: DePrince, Michaela.
Ballet dancers > Sierra Leone > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Ballet dancers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Orphans > Sierra Leone > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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