Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.
by Michaela DePrince
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. 121 more words
DePrince, Michaela with Elaine DePrince. Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina. Knopf. 2014. $16.99. 249p. 978-0-385-75511-5. Ages 12-15: When Mabinty Bangura’s doting father died, the four-year-old Sierra Leone war orphan became Number 27 in an orphanage where she was rejected by the adults and most of the other children partly because of white spots on her skin from vitiligo. 95 more words
With the second season of Masterchef Junior premiering on November 4, Kazia thought it was time to revisit a handful of documentaries about gifted kids competing in the arts. 746 more words
Igone de Jongh, Sasha Mukhamedov, Michaela DePrince, Maia Makhateli, and James Stout,”A Million Kisses to my Skin” by David Dawson, Het Nationale Ballet (The Dutch National Ballet) 49 more words
Igone de Jongh, Sasha Mukhamedov, Michaela DePrice, Maia Makhateli, Floor Eimers, and James Stout, “A Million Kisses on my Skin” by David Dawson, Het Nationale Ballet (The Dutch National Ballet) 66 more words