Trailblazer: The Story of Ballerina Raven Wilkinson

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Trailblazer: The Story of Ballerina Raven Wilkinson

by Leda Schubert

Illustrations by Theodore Taylor III

First Release:

April 2018

ISBN: 9781499805925

This beautiful picture book tells the little-known story of Raven Wilkinson, the first African American woman to dance for a major classical ballet company and an inspiration to Misty Copeland. Letter from Raven Wilkinson. More about Raven Wilkinson. Ballet terms. Selected bibliography. Full-color illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9781499805925
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: little bee
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 11" x 8 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.7, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 8.3, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 980L
    Genre: Nonfic
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