"In their first children's book collaboration, this markedly talented husband-and-wife team offers a warm profile of dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey . . . interwining Ailey's alleged thoughts and conversations with facts about his childhood, his introduction to the world of dance . . . and his founding of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1958".--Publishers Weekly, starred review. Full color.
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Review: Alvin AileyUser Review - Jim - Goodreads
wow. realized a couple minutes after finishing the book that i was still holding my breath. the art (and writing) are mesmerizing. in the author notes says the Pinkneys even took dancing lessons from an original Alvin Ailey dancer to research this, their first book as a couple. Read full review
Review: Alvin AileyUser Review - Kristy - Goodreads
This book is awesome, and not just because "Revelations" is the best American choreography ever. Not only are Brian Pinkney's illustrations gorgeous, but the story explains so well how young Alvin was ... Read full review