Misty Copeland’s introduction to ballet comes to life in an autobiographical story for young readers. With illustrations by Setor Fiadzigbey depict the joy of motion, the book makes a great gift!
Jeté back to the 1990s in Terez Mertes Rose’s latest novel, a prequel to the previous Ballet Theatre Chronicles books. “Ballet Orphans” is a ballet-based, romantic drama is a great introduction to Rose’s fictional but realistic ballet world, free of the typical dance clichés.
Go inside the book Pippa By Design: A Story of Ballet and Costumes, where ballet history comes alive within the context of an engaging children’s story, and learn more in our bonus interview with author Claudia Logan.
A picture book especially for young dancers and performers, Pilar’s Worries by Victoria Sanchez is about working through anxious feelings.
A mystery novel set in a dance school in a small New York town, “Pointe and Shoot” is a well-written crime story appropriate for ages 12 and up.
This holiday season, young book lovers may prefer Clara’s adventure through the Black Forest to Disney’s cinematic interpretation of The Nutcracker. Learn more about the first installment of Daniel Lee Nicholson’s reimagining of ETA Hoffmann’s original tale in our latest book review.