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Brave Ballerina

The Story of Janet Collins (Who Did It First?)

Michelle Meadows

A lyrical picture book biography of Janet Collins, the first African American principal dancer at the Metropolitan Opera House. Janet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and 40s, a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States. Janet pursued dance with a passion, despite being rejected from discriminatory dance schools....
Publish Date
2019
January 8
Goodreads rating
4.2
ISBN
9781250127730
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