The Story of Misty Copeland
Discover the life of Misty Copeland—a story about changing the world through dance, for kids ages 6 to 9
Misty Copeland is the first Black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre. Before she made history and became a symbol of change in the world of ballet, she was a determined girl who loved watching gymnastics and dancing on the drill team. She worked hard and overcame many obstacles to fulfill her dream of becoming a great ballerina. This book helps kids explore how Misty went from being a shy young girl growing up in California to a world-famous ballet dancer and a role model to many people.
This Misty Copeland book for kids includes:
- Core curriculum—Kids will learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Misty’s life so far, and take a quick quiz to test their knowledge.
- Her lasting change—This book explains Misty’s impact and how she changed the world of ballet for future generations.
- Short chapters—Brief chapters divide Misty’s story into smaller sections that inspire new readers to keep reading.
How will Misty’s dedication and positive outlook inspire the child in your life?