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A girl named Faithful Plum : the true story of a dancer from China and how she achieved her dream / Richard Bernstein.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library TEEN 921 PLUM (Text) 39206020588347 Teen NF Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780375969607 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0375969608 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780375869600 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0375869603 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 270 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2011]

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Tells the true story of Zhongmei Lei, an eleven-year-old girl in 1977 who won one of twelve spots at the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy, and whose determination to remain in the school impressed teachers and students alike; and discusses how Zhongmei, whose name means Faithful Plum, went on to form her own dance company which debuted in New York when she was in her late twenties.
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Subject: Li, Zhongmei, 1966- > Juvenile literature.
Li, Zhongmei, 1966-
Young adults.
Dancers > China > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Dancers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Dancers > China > Biography.
Dancers > United States > Biography.

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