"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 - 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
Review: Alvin AileyUser Review - Whitney Roberts - Goodreads
A great book detailing the life of Alvin Ailey and put into children's literature form. This is a book I would definitely have on my classroom shelf to encourage following one's dreams. Read full review