To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel
Publish date: October 1st 2006
Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
With all the praise heaped on this graphic novel I guess I was expecting a little more. I'm not a dancer and I never have been, and still I was a little girl once and I very much understand the allure of ballet. I am also fascinated by the passion it takes to endure the training (and everything else...
This is why I wouldn't encourage my daughters to become ballerinas. I blame Ballanchine, and his preference for tall skinny female dancers. Guys who study ballet can practice it for a relatively long time, the toll is not so great for them. Special props for mentioning A Very Young Dancer.Library co...