Isadora Dances

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Viking, 1998 - Dancers - 32 pages
Caldecott Honor-winner Rachel Isadora's expressive illustrations are the perfect complement for the life of an artist who was a true original, and her text makes accessible to young readers the work of a woman who forever changed the course of dance. Full color.

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User Review  - Marlene28 - LibraryThing

This book tells the story of the author "Isadora Duncan" She was a child when her mother took her to take ballet classes and she thought that dancing on her toes was ridiculous, but soon she saw how ... Read full review

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Isadora is a girl that loves to dance, but her dance is like no other genre. She struggles with getting people to accept her style of dance. Eventually, she begins her own class following the way she ... Read full review


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About the author (1998)

Rachel Isadora began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. Rachel lives in New York City with her family.

Rachel Isadora has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including Opening Night, My Ballet Class, Swan Lake, The Little Match Girl, and Ben's Trumpet, which received the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award.

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