byMisty CopelandIllustratorChristopher Myers

September 4, 2014|
Firebird by Misty Copeland
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In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.

Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations that are some of Caldecott Honoree Christopher Myers's best work, makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere.
Misty Copeland didn't take up ballet until age 13, but by age 17, she was a professional. She was appointed ABT soloist at age 24, their first African American soloist in two decades. Driven by her newfound passion for the art, which she discovered at her local Boys & Girls Club, Misty accomplished so much in such a short amount of...
Title:FirebirdFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11.38 X 10.31 X 0.33 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 11.38 X 10.31 X 0.33 inPublished:September 4, 2014Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399166157

ISBN - 13:9780399166150

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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