Dance of the Swan: A Story about Anna Pavlova

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Millbrook Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1881, Anna Pavlova grew up dreaming of becoming a prima ballerina. Throughout her lifetime, Anna inspired and encouraged people around the world with her exceptionally graceful and expressive dance. Believing that expressing beauty is essential to the human spirit, Anna strove to help audiences discover the soaring beauty that could uplift their spirits.
 

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Contents

The Ballet School
7
On Her Toes
13
Changes in the Air
24
The Swan
33
Ambassador of Dance
42
Legend
54
Afterword
58
Selected Repertoire
60
Selected Bibliography
61
Index
63
About the AuthorAbout the Illustrator
64
Back Cover
66
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