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Bea At Ballet

Bea at Ballet PDF
Author: Rachel Isadora
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101639717
Size: 59.92 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 32
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Adorable toddlers have fun with ballet Bea loves everything about ballet class, from putting on her leotard and ballet slippers to bowing good-bye at the end of class. Bright, cheerful illustrations show Bea and her class learning the basic positions and movements and show them leaping and twirling to their hearts' delight. Caldecott Honor winner--and former dancer--Rachel Isadora, the creator of Lili at Ballet, introduces young children to the joy of dance and creative expression.

Bea In The Nutcracker

Bea in The Nutcracker PDF
Author: Rachel Isadora
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698175190
Size: 75.12 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 32
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Starring an adorable toddler ballet class, this endearing companion to former dancer Rachel Isadora’s Bea at Ballet pares down the classic ballet to its most basic, child-friendly elements, making it perfect for preschool audiences. Bea and her friends are excited to put on their costumes and dance onstage in The Nutcracker! Bea is going to be Clara, and Sam is going to be the Prince. They will dance in the ballet’s magical Land of Sweets. Yum!

A To Zoo Subject Access To Children S Picture Books 10th Edition

A to Zoo  Subject Access to Children s Picture Books  10th Edition PDF
Author: Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440834350
Size: 54.55 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 1636
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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail

Popular Picks For Young Readers

Popular Picks for Young Readers PDF
Author: Diane Foote for ALSC
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838936059
Size: 24.67 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 216
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Featuring contributions by active librarians from around the country, this guide offers a goldmine of quality books for children, spotlighting more than 500 titles published within the last four years. Ranging from books for newborns through readers to age 14, the selected books encompass a wide variety of formats and themes to reflect the diversity of contemporary society. Popular Picks for Young Readers is equally useful for readers' advisory and collection development, and includes High-quality, well-reviewed books that are popular with kids Only original titles, eliminating derivative works such as those based on a movie or licensed characters Picture books, graphic novels, poetry, informational books, fiction, and more Thorough annotations, with summary, author, and publication information Multiple indexes for easy searching by title, author, type of book, genre, award-winners, and subject matter With selections geared towards every child's interest and reading level, this guide will help librarians, teachers, caregivers and others connect young readers to books they're sure to love.

Ballet And Then

Ballet   and Then  PDF
Author: Maja Langsdorff
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3833444193
Size: 61.64 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Ballet dancers
Languages : de
Pages : 272
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What becomes of ballet dancers when they finally leave the stage, when their last curtain falls? Maja Langsdorff, journalist, writer and a former ballet dancer, interviewed 27 former dancers and recorded their life stories from their first ballet steps to their lives after dance. At the time of their interviews they were between 21 and 62 years old, their careers had ended from three months to 34 years ago. Dancers give a lot, if not everything, in the performances. They live their lives in the limelight. In ballet, profession and calling are united: passion and suffering are often close to each other. For most dancers, their time is up at thirty, thirty-five. They disappear from view. One doesn't hear anything about them anymore; as if they were swallowed up by the earth. This book investigates their fates. These short biographies show what formed them, what moved them, what influenced them. And the portraits leave no doubt, that dancers are special people; even if they no longer dance.

The Sisters Grimm

The Sisters Grimm PDF
Author: Menna van Praag
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473567297
Size: 12.44 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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'Absorbing and beautiful - a great achievement.' BRIDGET COLLINS, bestselling author of The Binding There are hundreds, possibly thousands, of sisters Grimm on Earth. You may well be one of them, though you might never know it. This is the story of four sisters Grimm – daughters born to different mothers on the same day, each born out of bright-white wishing and black-edged desire. They found each other at eight years-old, were separated at thirteen and now, at nearly eighteen, it is imperative that they find each other once again. In thirty-three days they will meet their father in Everwhere. Only then will they discover who they truly are, and what they can truly do. Then they must fight to save their lives and the lives of the ones they love. Three will live, one will die. You’ll have to read on to find out who and why . . . ___________________ 'A darkly beguiling delight that’s perfect for fans of rich and imaginative fantasy books akin to Erin Morgenstern and Neil Gaiman.' CULTUREFLY

The Joffrey Ballet

The Joffrey Ballet PDF
Author: Sasha Anwalt
Publisher: Sasha Anwalt
ISBN: 0985213701
Size: 21.52 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages :
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The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics. When Robert Joffrey, the son of a Muslim Afghani, founded the Joffrey Ballet in 1956 with Gerald Arpino, he exploded the boundaries of classical ballet. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics. The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. It also provides a provocative look through the rear view mirror at thirty years of social upheaval in America. The Joffrey Ballet began in mid-century ebullience, a troupe of six dancers driving cross-country in a station wagon; in the ensuing years they performed behind the Iron Curtain, made the cover of Time magazine, became hippies and ascetics, and lost colleagues to the Vietnam War and AIDS. Dance critic Sasha Anawalt, director of Annenberg Arts Journalism Programs at USC weaves a meticulously researched cultural biography that the New York Times called “A milestone in dance writing.” The 2011 film "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" continues the story through rare footage and is available on DVD through Hybrid Cinema.

Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Adult

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Adult PDF
Author: Lois Thomas Stover
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810892782
Size: 49.66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 292
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This book looks at literature that features young adults who either identify themselves as artists or use the arts in very intentional ways to help create a sense of self in their adolescent lives. The authors examine a number of books featuring teens who engage in music, poetry, painting, and various other means of artistic expression.

The Waitress

The Waitress PDF
Author: Melissa Nathan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407099787
Size: 76.66 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 528
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Katie Simmonds wants to be a film director. Last week she wanted to be a writer, the week before that an educational psychologist, and the week before that a florist. One thing Katie isn't short of is ambition, but she knows for certain that none of her ambitions are to be a waitress. Unfortunately, Katie Simmonds is a waitress. Hassled by customers, badly paid and stuck with the boss from hell, Katie's life hasn't turned out quite as she'd planned. As for relationships, she's starting to discover that a career choice isn't the only commitment she has problems with. But just when she thinks that things can't get any worse, the cafe where she works is taken over by the last man in the world she wants to see again. Maybe Katie's been waiting at tables - and waiting for Mr Right - for a little too long... A heartwarming, laugh out loud novel about love, hopes, dreams... and waitressing.

The Writers Directory

The Writers Directory PDF
Author:
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 76.97 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Authors, American
Languages : en
Pages :
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Bunheads

Bunheads PDF
Author: Sophie Flack
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748132554
Size: 53.33 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 304
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As a dancer with the Manhattan Ballet Company, nineteen-year-old Hannah Ward is living her childhood dream. She gets to be up on stage in front of adoring crowds every night. And while she might not be a prima ballerina yet, she's moving up the ranks and surely if she works hard enough she can make it happen. But devoting her whole life to ballet leaves very little time for anything else: friends, family, school have all fallen by the wayside. Hannah doesn't mind, until a chance encounter in a restaurant brings Jacob into her life. He's cute, he plays guitar and he's offering a whole future that Hannah never considered. And now she must choose between her lifelong dream or what could be the love of her life. . .

What Do Children And Young Adults Read Next

What Do Children and Young Adults Read Next  PDF
Author: Janis Ansell
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780787648008
Size: 10.58 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 723
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Lists books by subject and title and recommends what book children and young adults should read next based on their previous likes and dislikes.

Beatrice Bunson S Guide To Romeo And Juliet

Beatrice Bunson s Guide to Romeo and Juliet PDF
Author: Paula Marantz Cohen
Publisher: Paul Dry Books
ISBN: 1589881052
Size: 24.60 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 223
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"Cohen has made an essential classic cool."—Beth Kephart "Juliet Capulet would find a worthy BFF in Beatrice Bunson."—Cordelia Frances Biddle High school begins, and to Beatrice Bunson nothing is the same, not even her best friend, Nan. The "new" Nan doesn't hang out with Bea after school; instead she's running for Student Council and going to parties and avoiding Bea at lunchtime. The boys who were gross in middle school have become surprisingly polite, while the "cool" kids are still a mystery. Bea's older sister, meanwhile, acts like she's living in a soap opera. On the bright side, there's English class with Mr. Martin, where Beatrice discovers that Shakespeare has something to say about almost everything—and that nothing in life is as dramatic as Romeo and Juliet. But when Nan gets in over her head in her new social life, it's up to Beatrice to restore her reputation—and she may need to make a few new friends to pull it off. One of them, the slightly brainy guy that Beatrice meets at her grandmother's retirement home, is definitely kind of cute, and probably dateable. (Fortunately, nothing is the same in high school.) As Beatrice and her classmates tackle Romeo and Juliet, they unveil the subtleties of the play as well as broader lessons of love, family, honor, and misunderstandings. Guided by Mr. Martin, these ninth-graders help us to understand Shakespeare, as Shakespeare helps them begin to understand themselves. "Beatrice Bunson's Guide to Romeo and Juliet whisked me straight back to my own high school days, when I read Juliet beside a Romeo I'd long blushingly admired. Shakespeare was talking to me, I was sure, but I wasn't always precisely sure what he was saying—a confusion I would have never experienced had I had this smart, tender story within a story at hand. Explicating the secret codes of heady teen romance with as much sagacity as she deciphers Shakespearean sonnets and wit, Cohen has made an essential classic cool."—Beth Kephart, author of Going Over, One Thing Stolen, and This Is the Story of You "Paula Marantz Cohen hits all the right notes in her charming, wise and heart-stirring tale of teen angst, young love, betrayal and loyalty. Beatrice 'Bea' Bunson makes a spunky heroine, a member of the 'smart set' who's too self-deprecating to recognize her worth as she navigates high-school cliques, family dramas, and not-so-secret crushes. Reading Romeo and Juliet for an English class, Bea ponders the weighty issues of honor and courage, and then finds those forces impacting her life. I couldn't help but picture Juliet time-traveling to a 21st century teen environment—and then went one step further and imagined Shakespeare's young heroine coping with tense school lunches and clandestine beer parties. Juliet Capulet would find a worthy BFF in Beatrice Bunson."—Cordelia Frances Biddle, author of the Martha Beale mystery series "This is a charming book. The story of Romeo and Juliet intertwines with the more comic vicissitudes (SAT word) of Beatrice Bunson's first year in high school. Paula Marantz Cohen clearly knows both Shakespeare and ninth graders. Warning to teachers of high school Shakespeare classes: be prepared to revise your lesson plan."—Gillian Murray Kendall, professor of English Language and Literature (and Shakespeare scholar), Smith College "What's the best way to deal with high school drama? Apply the problem-solving strategies of Shakespeare…Cohen offers up lessons of theory and language while engaging her readers with enjoyable characters who find themselves entangled in Shakespearean plots that must be unwound with compassion and insight…Her discussions of plot, language, and thematic elements will serve young scholars better than SparkNotes. Ideal for those who are charmed by the romance of Shakespeare. And who isn't?"—Kirkus Reviews Paula Marantz Cohen's novels include Suzanne Davis Gets a Life (Paul Dry Books 2014), Jane Austen in Scarsdale or Love, Death and the SATs, and What Alice Knew. She teaches English at Drexel University.

Ballet School Confidential The Complete 3 Book Bundle

Ballet School Confidential  The Complete 3 Book Bundle PDF
Author: Charis Marsh
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459728858
Size: 57.82 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 696
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Presenting the three titles in the Ballet School Confidential series, which follows a group of friends (and sometimes adversaries) during their time attending the Vancouver International Ballet Academy. Kaitlyn was the star at her old school, but the competition at VIBA is fierce and her reputation as a prodigy is threatened. About to turn 15 years old, Taylor is a bit of a scatterbrain. She’s got a lot of potential, but the teachers are frustrated with her lack of confidence, and her troubles at school aren’t helping. Alexandra has done everything right, and she’s determined to become a dancer, but the teachers at VIBA seem to be against helping her. Julian, at 15, loves dance, so going to a professional ballet school seems fun even if it does take over every aspect of his life. Their time at the school will test them physically and mentally, and also teach them about the values of friendship and loyalty – and watching your own back in a fiercely competitive environment. Includes Love You, Hate You I Forgot to Tell You You’re So Sweet

Brittney Beario Become Ballerinas

Brittney   Beario Become Ballerinas PDF
Author: Nicole Fay
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438910584
Size: 59.22 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Ballet
Languages : en
Pages : 16
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Brittney and her buddy Beario become ballerinas, dedicating themselves to practicing hard as they remember to enjoy what they love.

Jake At Gymnastics

Jake at Gymnastics PDF
Author: Rachel Isadora
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698158202
Size: 17.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 32
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Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora’s irresistible illustrations of enthusiastic toddlers will have budding gymnasts jumping for joy. Jake and his diverse group of friend love their action-packed gymnastics class, where they stretch, tumble, balance, turn somersaults and so much more. This is the perfect book to introduce toddlers to the joy of movement and the fun of gymnastics.

The Unfinished Symphony Of You And Me

The Unfinished Symphony of You and Me PDF
Author: Lucy Robinson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 140591159X
Size: 63.52 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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A wonderfully witty and gorgeously romantic story of facing your fears and falling in love. Sally is an incredible singer but she sings only in her wardrobe where nobody can hear her. She'd rather join a nudist colony than sing in public. That is until she ventures to New York where a wild and heady summer of love and loss changes her forever. No longer able to hide in the shadows, Sally must return home to London to fulfill a promise she cannot break - to share her voice. But just as she's about to embark on her new life, a beautiful man turns up on Sally's doorstep bearing a sheepish smile and a mysterious hand-written message. How did he find her? Why is he here? Does he hold the truth to what happened back in New York? And, with him back on the scene, will she still have the courage to step into the spotlight? 'We want to climb the highest mountain and shout about this book to the world. We laughed, we cried, we fell in love' Heat 'You'll be laughing one minute and crying the next; this book will stay with you' Lucy Diamond 'I flaming loved it. If you like cheering on heroines to meet their goals, find love and battle life into submission - you'll love this!' Milly Johnson

A Queer History Of The Ballet

A Queer History of the Ballet PDF
Author: Peter Stoneley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135872422
Size: 75.51 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 224
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Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legends of ballet. Presenting a series of historical case studies, the book explores the ways in which, from the nineteenth century into the twentieth, ballet has been a means of conjuring homosexuality – of enabling some degree of expression and visibility for people who were otherwise declared illegal and obscene. Studies include: the perverse sororities of the Romantic ballet the fairy in folklore, literature, and ballet Tchaikovsky and the making of Swan Lake Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and the emergence of queer modernity the formation of ballet in America the queer uses of the prima ballerina Genet’s writings for and about ballet. Also including a consideration of how ballet’s queer tradition has been memorialized by such contemporary dance-makers as Neumeier, Bausch, Bourne, and Preljocaj, this is an essential book in the study of ballet and queer history.

Five

Five PDF
Author: Ursula P Archer
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448162114
Size: 67.80 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 448
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EVERY CORPSE IS A CLUE N47° 46.605 E013° 21.718. A dismembered hand N47° 48.022 E013° 10.910 Two severed ears N47° 26.195 E013° 12.523 A mutilated corpse A woman is found murdered. Tattooed on her feet is a strange combination of numbers and letters. Map co-ordinates. The start of a sinister treasure hunt by a twisted killer. Detective Beatrice Kaspary must risk all she has to uncover the killer in a terrifying game of cat-and-mouse THANKS FOR THE HUNT

Venom Of The Queen Bee

Venom of the Queen Bee PDF
Author: P. J. Hoge
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 147594893X
Size: 35.26 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 194
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Diane Waggoner is on the cusp of finally finding happiness in her life. After becoming engaged to former priest Matt Harrington, Diane prepares to visit her invalid mother at a care facility in Portland, Maine-knowing that she is walking straight into a web of hatred. But until she has the courage to stand up to her mother once and for all, Diane knows she will never be able to reclaim he r life. Loretta Berg will do anything in her power to dominate her children with constant criticism and devious trickery. As her family arrives to visit, expectations are high on both sides. But as strong wills and conflicting desires surface, everyone questions whether the sniping, selfish Loretta will ever be capable of loving anyone, including herself. When one of Loretta's vindictive acts goes too far, action is necessary. Diane and her family must quell her hostility. In this emotional, wrenching novel, the future of a family led by a dysfunctional matriarch hangs in the balance as they consider their welfare, her punishment and salvation.