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No Ballet Shoes In Syria

No Ballet Shoes In Syria Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Nosy Crow
ISBN: 1788005856
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Aya is eleven years old and has just arrived in Britain with her mum and baby brother, seeking asylum from war in Syria. When Aya stumbles across a local ballet class, the formidable dance teacher spots her exceptional talent and believes that Aya has the potential to earn a prestigious ballet scholarship. But at the same time, Aya and her family must fight to be allowed to remain in the country, to make a home for themselves, and to find Aya's father - separated from the rest of the family during the journey from Syria. With beautiful, captivating writing, wonderfully authentic ballet detail, and an important message championing the rights of refugees, this is classic storytelling - filled with warmth, hope and humanity.

Ballet Shoes for Anna (Essential Modern Classics)

Ballet Shoes for Anna (Essential Modern Classics) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noel Streatfeild
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007390734
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Ballet Shoes for Anna (Essential Modern Classics) by Noel Streatfeild Summary

Having lost their parents in an earthquake, Anna and her siblings live with their prim uncle and feeble aunt. Anna lives only to dance – but her uncle forbids her to have anything to do with ballet. How will she survive?

Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noel Streatfeild
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141938374
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Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild Summary

Ballet Shoes is the much loved classic by Noel Streatfeild that continues to delight readers today. Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil are sisters - with a difference. All three were adopted as babies by Great Uncle Matthew, an eccentric and rich explorer who then disappeared, leaving them in the care of his niece Sylvia. The girls grow up in comfort until their money begins to run out and nobody can find Great Uncle Matthew.Things look bleak until they hit on an inspired idea: Pauline, Petrova and Posy will take to the stage. But it's not long before the Fossils learn that being a star isn't as easy as they first thought... Noel Streatfeild once said that Ballet Shoes was 'really a fairy story with its feet half-way on the ground' - a magical description for a magical book. In the same series 9780141361178 Theatre Shoes 9780141361147 Tennis Shoes 9780141361130 Circus Shoes 9780241467152 Party Shoes

The Ballet Shoes

The Ballet Shoes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hannah Frank
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1481769146
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The Ballet Shoes by Hannah Frank Summary

This story begins with Charlotte and an ordinary shoe shop on a narrow London street. It's a shoe shop everyone has walked past a thousand times before, including Charlotte, an ordinary little girl who likes to stop to look at the ballet shoes in the window. Charlotte's biggest dream in the world is to learn ballet but without a ballet lesson to her name, nor a pair of ballet shoes to dance in, her dream seems very unlikely. But the shoe shop is not quite as ordinary as Charlotte first thought and the mystical story-telling shopkeeper tells her to keep believing in her dreams. Remembering the shop keeper's magical words, and with her great determination, Charlotte gets her ballet shoes and sees her greatest wish granted! Another enchanting story from a collection of colour illustrated books by Hannah Frank. llustrated by Fred Falk (USA).

Phoenix Lou and Her Many Shoes

Phoenix Lou and Her Many Shoes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kristie Heard
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1645847497
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Phoenix Lou and Her Many Shoes by Kristie Heard Summary

Join Phoenix Lou as she begins an adventure in her closet filled with many shoes. Phoenix discovers her ballet shoes, which takes her on a fun-filled adventure practicing and learning ballet dance moves and words. Who knows what pair she will wear next!

Delphie and the Magic Ballet Shoes (Magic Ballerina, Book 1)

Delphie and the Magic Ballet Shoes (Magic Ballerina, Book 1) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Darcey Bussell
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007373007
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Delphie and the Magic Ballet Shoes (Magic Ballerina, Book 1) by Darcey Bussell Summary

Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussell takes you on a captivating journey to a faraway land of ballet and magic, the wonderful world of Enchantia! The first of a sparkly new series for all young girls who dream of being a ballerina, or simply love to dance...

Apollo's Angels

Apollo's Angels Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennifer Homans
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 0679603905
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Apollo's Angels by Jennifer Homans Summary

NATIONAL BESTSELLER For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance and the codification of its basic steps and positions under France’s Louis XIV (himself an avid dancer), the art form wound its way through the courts of Europe, from Paris and Milan to Vienna and St. Petersburg. In the twentieth century, émigré dancers taught their art to a generation in the United States and in Western Europe, setting off a new and radical transformation of dance. Jennifer Homans, a historian, critic, and former professional ballerina, wields a knowledge of dance born of dedicated practice. Her admiration and love for the ballet, asEntertainment Weekly notes, brings “a dancer’s grace and sure-footed agility to the page.” NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • LOS ANGELES TIMES • SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE • PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Penguin Readers Level 2: Ballet Shoes (ELT Graded Reader)

Penguin Readers Level 2: Ballet Shoes (ELT Graded Reader) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noel Streatfeild
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241534313
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Penguin Readers Level 2: Ballet Shoes (ELT Graded Reader) by Noel Streatfeild Summary

Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Ballet Shoes, a Level 2 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework. Sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the future tenses will and going to, present continuous for future meaning, and comparatives and superlatives. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages. Sisters Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil do not have parents, but they have a very kind uncle. The sisters learn to dance, act and sing at a dancing school. But soon they have no money. What will happen to them? Visit the Penguin Readers website Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys.

Apple Bough

Apple Bough Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noel Streatfeild
Editor: Virago
ISBN: 0349010927
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So your brother's a world-famous violinist? That's amazing! Or is it? The Forums are a musical family, and one child, Sebastian, shines out as a prodigy. He is a brilliant violinist and when his talent is recognised, he is wanted the world over. Myra, Wolfgang (named after Mozart) and Ettie thought it was wonderful at first, but after four years of touring the world with their brilliant brother they've changed their minds. Now, what they long for, is a home of their own, not a hotel in Vienna or Venice or Moscow. But to their mother and father, a life of travel is exciting - all any child could want. How can the children make the grown-ups see sense? Myra makes a plan - 'Operation Home' - and is determined to make it succeed.

Welcome to Ballet School

Welcome to Ballet School Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ashley Bouder
Editor: Frances Lincoln Children\'s Books
ISBN: 0711251274
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Welcome to Ballet School by Ashley Bouder Summary

“A detailed and practical title for those interested in learning about ballet or to engage young readers in movement during story time” – School Library Journal Welcome to your first day at ballet school! Put on your ballet shoes and let’s master your basics with author and New York City Ballet principal Ashley Bouder. Learn five basic lessons, then visit the costume room, before putting on your very own show of Sleeping Beauty at the end. There's no admissions policy to our Ballet School. Whether you are already learning ballet, or thinking about starting, this class is for you. Learn your pliés, first positions, jetés, pirouettes, and grand battements. But what happens if you fall? How do you stretch and look after your body? How do you get ready for class? No worries—it's all answered in this book from professional ballerina Ashley Bouder. Then go on to learn the characters and interpretations of Sleeping Beauty—taught in an inclusive way so anyone can dance the parts they want to. A helpful glossary at the back provides a review of ballet terms. Tutus are optional.

All I Know Now

All I Know Now Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carrie Hope Fletcher
Editor: The Experiment
ISBN: 1615192956
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All I Know Now by Carrie Hope Fletcher Summary

“This is a best friend in book form.”—Andrew Kaufman, author of All My Friends Are Superheroes Today, Carrie Hope Fletcher is living her dream as an actress and YouTube star. But not long ago, she was trying to survive the many perils of the Teen Age . . . The Rumor Mill: The more a rumor is spread, the farther it gets from the truth. It’s like a giant taffy pull. The Disgusting Business of Falling in Love: I’ve never known something to be so gleefully wonderful and soul-crushingly exhausting. The Twitter-Sphere: If the Internet is starting to crush your soul . . . close the laptop! Bears: Self-explanatory. Thankfully, she made it through! And although memories of her struggles, woes, and foibles stick around (as Soul Shrapnel, if you will), they look a little different today, thanks to The Amazing Goggles of Hindsight. So, in All I Know Now, Carrie shares, well, exactly that—heartfelt advice and hopeful thoughts on growing up. She just did it herself. She has the stuffed animals to prove it!

Getting Started in Ballet

Getting Started in Ballet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anna Paskevska
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019022620X
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In Getting Started in Ballet, A Parent's Guide to Dance Education, authors Anna Paskevska and Maureen Janson comprehensively present the realities that parents can anticipate during their child's training and/or career in ballet. It can be daunting and confusing when parents discover their child's desire to dance. Parental guidance and education about dance study typically comes from trial by fire. This book expertly guides the parental decision-making process by weaving practical advice together with useful information about dance history and the author's own memoir. From selecting a teacher in the early stages, to supporting a child through his or her choice to dance professionally, parents of prospective dancers are lead through a series of considerations, and encouraged to think carefully and to make wise decisions. Written primarily as a guide book for parents, it is just as useful for teachers, and this exemplary document would do well to have a place on the bookshelf in every dance studio waiting room. Not only can dance parents learn from this informative text, but dance teachers can be nudged toward a greater understanding and anticipation of parents needs and questions. Getting Started in Ballet fills a gap, conveniently under one cover, welcoming parents to regard every aspect of their child's possible future in dance. Without this book, there would be little documentation of the parenting aspect of dance. Dance is unlike any other training or field and knowing how to guide a young dancer can make or break them as a dancer or dance lover.

Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You

Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dorian Cirrone
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006188376X
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Kayla never really thought of her double Ds as "problem breasts." It made them sound like children who wouldn't behave. Kayla Callaway has prima ballerina grace and something else that most ballerinas don't have: a full figure. Her heart is set on a future in dance. Unfortunately, her proportions just got her cast as an ugly stepsister in Florida Arts High School's production of Cinderella. Kayla's disappointment makes her a prime suspect when the dance troupe receives a string of threatening messages.

A Day in the Life of a Ballet Dancer

A Day in the Life of a Ballet Dancer Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Diana Herweck
Editor: Triangle Interactive, Inc.
ISBN: 1684448247
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A Day in the Life of a Ballet Dancer by Diana Herweck Summary

Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Leap into the world of a ballet dancer! In this engaging nonfiction book, readers learn about the history of this art form as well as what a ballet dancer does to get ready for a performance. With informational text, vibrant photographs, a sample schedule of ballet dancer's day, a look at ballet positions, and simple, clear text, readers learn about the basics of ballet and that this beautiful art form takes a lot of hard work and dedication.

Tap Dancing America

Tap Dancing America Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Constance Valis Hill
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199742189
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Tap Dancing America by Constance Valis Hill Summary

Here is the vibrant, colorful, high-stepping story of tap -- the first comprehensive, fully documented history of a uniquely American art form, exploring all aspects of the intricate musical and social exchange that evolved from Afro-Irish percussive step dances like the jig, gioube, buck-and-wing, and juba to the work of such contemporary tap luminaries as Gregory Hines, Brenda Bufalino, Dianne Walker, and Savion Glover. In Tap Dancing America, Constance Valis Hill, herself an accomplished jazz tap dancer, choreographer, and performance scholar, begins with a dramatic account of a buck dance challenge between Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and Harry Swinton at Brooklyn's Bijou Theatre, on March 30, 1900, and proceeds decade by decade through the 20th century to the present day. She vividly describes tap's musical styles and steps -- from buck-and-wing and ragtime stepping at the turn of the century; jazz tapping to the rhythms of hot jazz, swing, and bebop in the '20s, '30s and '40s; to hip-hop-inflected hitting and hoofing in heels (high and low) from the 1990s right up to today. Tap was long considered "a man's game," and Hill's is the first history to highlight such outstanding female dancers as Ada Overton Walker, Kitty O'Neill, and Alice Whitman, at the turn of the 20th century, as well as the pioneering women composers of the tap renaissance, in the 70s and 80s, and the hard-hitting rhythm-tapping women of the millennium such as Chloe Arnold, Ayodele Casel, Michelle Dorrance, and Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards. Written with uncanny foresight, the book features dancers who have become international touring artists and have performed on Broadway, won Emmy and Tony Awards, and received the prestigious Dance Magazine, Adele and Fred Astaire, and Jacob's Pillow Dance awards. Presented with all the verve and grace of tap itself and drawing on eyewitness accounts of early performances as well as interviews with today's greatest tappers, Tap Dancing America fills a major gap in American dance history and places tap firmly center stage.

The Dictionary of Fashion History

The Dictionary of Fashion History Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Valerie Cumming,C. W. Cunnington,P. E. Cunnington
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 147257771X
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The Dictionary of Fashion History by Valerie Cumming,C. W. Cunnington,P. E. Cunnington Summary

- What is an Apollo knot? - Who wore a Welch wig? - When were Zouave jackets the height of fashion? This new edition of The Dictionary of Fashion History further updates the landmark work of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard. Featuring over 60 new and revised entries on diverse topics such as the Onesie, Brothel Creepers and the Birkin Bag, this edition is even more comprehensive and brings this costume historian's bible fully up to date. With many more images to accompany the text and illustrate key fashions – including cartoons, prints and lavish color photographs of surviving garments – this version of the dictionary brings dazzling and unusual garments to life for researchers, students, costume designers and everyone interested in the subject. Clear, concise, and meticulous in detail, this essential reference work answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and adornment and will continue to be the definitive guide for many years to come.

Talking Dance: Contemporary Histories from the South China Sea

Talking Dance: Contemporary Histories from the South China Sea Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ralph Buck,Nicholas Rowe,Toni Shapiro-Phim
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0857729489
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Talking Dance: Contemporary Histories from the South China Sea by Ralph Buck,Nicholas Rowe,Toni Shapiro-Phim Summary

The South China Sea has a rich and turbulent history. Today territorial disputes in the region including China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia make it potentially one of the most dangerous points of conflict in Asia and millions of people have crossed its waters in search of safer shores. This new book reveals the ways in which the peoples of the South China Sea region have used dance as a means of contending with the immense political, economic and cultural rifts that have affected their lives. Drawing on the stories of indigenous dancers in southern China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, it offers unique insights into the ways in which people have used creative movement as a means of understanding the divisions and alienation that conflict, diaspora and globalization have brought and as a first step towards reclaiming their identities and their worlds."

A Nutcracker Colour Special (Magic Ballerina)

A Nutcracker Colour Special (Magic Ballerina) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Darcey Bussell
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007515294
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A Nutcracker Colour Special (Magic Ballerina) by Darcey Bussell Summary

Beautiful full colour illustrations bring this magical ballet adventure to life in a special ebook edition!

Delphie and the Magic Spell (Magic Ballerina, Book 2)

Delphie and the Magic Spell (Magic Ballerina, Book 2) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Darcey Bussell
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007403097
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Delphie and the Magic Spell (Magic Ballerina, Book 2) by Darcey Bussell Summary

Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussell takes you on a captivating journey to a faraway land of ballet and magic, the wonderful world of Enchantia! The second of sparkly new series for all young girls who dream of being a ballerina, or simply love to dance!

Movie Shoes

Movie Shoes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noel Streatfeild
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0525581499
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Movie Shoes by Noel Streatfeild Summary

For the first time ever in the United States, the "Shoes" books are available as ebooks! Go behind the scenes of a movie in this beloved classic! Life is tough for the Winter family in London, with little money and Dad out of work. Luckily, Aunt Cora comes to the rescue with an invitation to live in California. From that moment on, talented Rachel and Tim dream of stardom in America. The family couldn't be more surprised when a movie producer picks plain, peevish Jane for the lead role of Mary in The Secret Garden. No one's ever noticed Jane before. Could this be the chance of a lifetime? Noel Streatfeild's "Shoes" books are some of the most popular of the thirty-eight books she wrote for children.