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Bunheads

Bunheads

by Sophie Flack

  • Publisher : Poppy
  • Release : 2011-10-10
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0316193224
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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On-stage beauty. Backstage drama. As a dancer with the ultra-prestigious Manhattan Ballet Company, nineteen-year-old Hannah Ward juggles intense rehearsals, dazzling performances and complicated backstage relationships. Up until now, Hannah has happily devoted her entire life to ballet. But when she meets a handsome musician named Jacob, Hannah's universe begins to change, and she must decide if she wants to compete against the other "bunheads" in the company for a star soloist spot or strike out on her own in the real world. Does she dare give up the gilded confines of the ballet for the freedoms of everyday life?

Bunheads

Bunheads

by Misty Copeland

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2020-09-29
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0399547657
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Instant New York Times bestselling series opener inspired by prima ballerina and author Misty Copeland's own early experiences in ballet. From prima ballerina and New York Times bestselling author Misty Copeland comes the story of a young Misty, who discovers her love of dance through the ballet Coppélia--a story about a toymaker who devises a villainous plan to bring a doll to life. Misty is so captivated by the tale and its heroine, Swanilda, she decides to audition for the role. But she's never danced ballet before; in fact, this is the very first day of her very first dance class! Though Misty is excited, she's also nervous. But as she learns from her fellow bunheads, she makes wonderful friends who encourage her to do her very best. Misty's nerves quickly fall away, and with a little teamwork, the bunheads put on a show to remember. Featuring the stunning artwork of newcomer Setor Fiadzigbey, Bunheads is an inspiring tale for anyone looking for the courage to try something new.

Women of Amy Sherman-Palladino: Gilmore Girls, Bunheads and Mrs. Maisel

Women of Amy Sherman-Palladino: Gilmore Girls, Bunheads and Mrs. Maisel

by Scott Ryan,David Bushman

  • Publisher : Fayetteville Mafia Press
  • Release : 2019-11-26
  • Pages : 147
  • ISBN : 1949024059
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Smart, quirky, female-centric, drenched in pop-culture references—Amy Sherman-Palladino's singular TV voice has won her legions of fans and critical appreciation over the past two decades, thanks to shows like "Gilmore Girls," "Bunheads," and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." Sherman-Palladino—the first woman ever to win Emmy Awards for both comedy writing and directing in a single year—may write about different decades and milieus, but her sensibility is unique and unmistakable throughout. Her greatest contribution may be her pantheon of unforgettable female characters, including Lorelai Gilmore (Lauren Graham), Rory Gilmore (Alexis Bledel), Sookie St. James (Melissa McCarthy), Michelle Simms (Sutton Foster), Susie Myerson (Alex Borstein), and Miriam "Midge" Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan). In The Women of Amy Sherman-Palladino, writers from different walks of life—scholars, critics, writers, comedians, dancers—take us on a journey through the worlds of these characters, and how they have influenced their own lives. This is the second book in "The Women of" series, after The Women of David Lynch, published in June 2019. This unique series, covers great female characters in television and film.

Ellie & the Bunheads

Ellie & the Bunheads

by Sally Warner

  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 1997
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Thirteen-year-old Ellie explores the ups and downs of becoming a teenager and a serious ballet dancer.

Battle of the Bunheads

Battle of the Bunheads

by Jahnna N. Malcolm

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2000-09
  • Pages : 151
  • ISBN : 9780970016416
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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When, as a practical joke, Mary Bubnik, the worst dancer in the class, is nominated to compete for a chance to appear with a famous ballerina, McGee, Gwen, Zan and Rocky decide they must act.

The Audition

The Audition

by Maddie Ziegler

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2017-10-31
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1481486381
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bunheads meets The Kicks in this first novel in a brand-new middle grade trilogy from New York Times bestselling author, dancer, model, and actress Maddie Ziegler! Twelve-year-old Harper has been dancing practically since she could walk. She loves her dance studio and team, and just won her first ever top junior solo in a regional competition. But right before the school year starts, Harper’s parents drop a bombshell—the family has to relocate from their cozy town in Connecticut to sunny Florida for their jobs. That means goodbye to her friends, dance team, trips to see shows in NYC—and did she mention dance team? When she arrives at her new dance school and new team, it feels like everyone has better feet, quicker turns and faster taps than Harper. And it doesn’t help that a group of girls, who nicknamed themselves The Bunheads, wonder how the heck she made the team if she can’t even do a simple turn sequence in front of the class. Thankfully, Harper befriends Lily, a fellow newbie in the studio who is just as eager to make her mark and find a friendly face. With a big competition coming up for the dance team, Harper is determined to show everyone—especially those Bunheads—what she’s made of. And when a very badly timed injury threatens all of the work they have done, The Bunheads, Lily, and Harper must learn to truly work together to give them their best shot at the top spot!

The Competition

The Competition

by Maddie Ziegler

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2019-10-29
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1481486446
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bunheads meets The Kicks in this third novel in this entertaining middle grade series from New York Times bestselling author, dancer, model, and actress Maddie Ziegler! Harper and her fellow Dance Starz are headed to New York City for the big national competition! Not only will they be up against their arch-rivals, the Belles, but Harper will also face off against her old dance team. Does Harper have what it takes to finally prove that she belongs on the big stage?

The Callback

The Callback

by Maddie Ziegler

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2018-10-30
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1481486411
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bunheads meets The Kicks in this second novel in a middle grade trilogy from New York Times bestselling author, dancer, model, and actress Maddie Ziegler! After a successful first competition, twelve-year-old Harper is eager to keep on making her mark in Dance Starz. But lately, she’s having a bit of “dancer’s block.” In her one-on-one with her teacher, Harper is reminded that dancing isn’t just about the spins and leaps; it’s about the emotion and passion for dancing, too. And lately, she hasn’t felt that Harper has been living up to her usual standards. Vanessa will be choosing the first soloist to compete at the next competition for the team, and suggests to Harper that she find a way to figure out how to get that mojo back. Thanks to a chance conversation, Harper joins the school musical. Not only is this an opportunity to polish up her stage presence, but as the newbie at school, Harper is excited to make some more friends. But some of the teammates are not thrilled that Harper is doing something besides the dance team. Plus, their biggest rivals, the Belles, are looking to go toe-to-toe with them in the upcoming competition—and both teams have something to prove. Harper realizes that the musical, dance team, and school might be a little much. Can she figure out how to find her balance—on-stage and off?

Firebird

Firebird

by Misty Copeland

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2014-09-04
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 0698171624
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird. Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations that are some of Caldecott Honoree Christopher Myers's best work, makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere.

Firebird

Firebird
Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows a Young Girl how to Dance Like the Firebird

by Misty Copeland

  • Publisher : G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Release : 2014
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 0399166157
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A debut picture book by an American Ballet Theatre soloist follows the experiences of an insecure young girl who the author encourages to believe in herself and achieve her dreams through hard work and dedication.

Life in Motion

Life in Motion
An Unlikely Ballerina

by Misty Copeland,Charisse Jones

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2014-03-04
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN : 1476737983
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Profiles the life and career of the professional ballerina, covering from when she began dance classes at age thirteen in an after-school community center through becoming the only African American soloist dancing with the American Ballet Theatre.

The Dance Your Heart Out Collection

The Dance Your Heart Out Collection
The Audition; The Callback; The Competition

by Maddie Ziegler

  • Publisher : Aladdin
  • Release : 2020-11-17
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN : 9781534471313
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bunheads meets The Kicks in this entertaining middle grade trilogy from New York Times bestselling author, dancer, model, and actress Maddie Ziegler—now available in a collectible boxed set! Follow Harper and her fellow Dance Starz as they navigate new friendships, school drama, and their first season as a dance team in this trilogy from dance personality Maddie Ziegler! This captivating collection includes paperback editions of: The Audition The Callback The Competition

Katarina Ballerina

Katarina Ballerina

by Tiler Peck,Kyle Harris

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2020-05-05
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1534452788
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A young girl lives out her big ballerina dreams in this graceful start to a new series from New York City Ballet principal dancer and international prima ballerina Tiler Peck and Broadway and television actor Kyle Harris. Ten-year-old Katarina is a New York City girl through and through, but the buzz of the city drives her to feel that she is meant for more than her ordinary day to day routine. Her big dream? To become a prima ballerina. With the help of a few new friends, Katarina finally puts on her first pair of ballet shoes and she’s more than determined to make it work. But her feet don’t quite move the way she would like them to, the twirls and spins make her dizzy, and her classmates aren’t exactly welcoming. When the head of the dance studio announces that there will be a competition to earn a spot in an upcoming international dance camp, Katarina knows this could be her big chance to make her dancer dreams come true. Does this tiny dancer have what it takes to stand out in the ballet world of blending in?

Life in Motion

Life in Motion
An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition

by Misty Copeland

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2016-12-06
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1481479814
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland. As the first African-American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland has been breaking down all kinds of barriers in the world of dance. But when she first started dancing—at the late age of thirteen—no one would have guessed the shy, underprivileged girl would one day make history in her field. Her road to excellence was not easy—a chaotic home life, with several siblings and a single mother, was a stark contrast to the control and comfort she found on stage. And when her home life and incredible dance promise begin to clash, Misty had to learn to stand up for herself and navigate a complex relationship with her mother, while pursuing her ballet dreams. Life in Motion is a story for all the kids who dare to be different, dream bigger, and want to break stereotypes in whatever they do.

The Ballet Book

The Ballet Book

by Darcey Bussell,Patricia Linton

  • Publisher : Paw Prints
  • Release : 2009-07-10
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 9781442024229
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The author, a professional ballerina, introduces the art of ballet, from the basic positions, poses, jumps, and exercises to folk and character dancing, makeup, choreography, and performing on stage. Reprint.

What Lane?

What Lane?

by Torrey Maldonado

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2020-04-14
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0525518444
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"STAY IN YOUR LANE." Stephen doesn't want to hear that--he wants to have no lane. Anything his friends can do, Stephen should be able to do too, right? So when they dare each other to sneak into an abandoned building, he doesn't think it's his lane, but he goes. Here's the thing, though: Can he do everything his friends can? Lately, he's not so sure. As a mixed kid, he feels like he's living in two worlds with different rules--and he's been noticing that strangers treat him differently than his white friends . . . So what'll he do? Hold on tight as Stephen swerves in and out of lanes to find out which are his--and who should be with him. Torrey Maldonado, author of the highly acclaimed Tight, does a masterful job showing a young boy coming of age in a racially split world, trying to blaze a way to be his best self.

Ballerina Body

Ballerina Body
Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

by Misty Copeland

  • Publisher : Grand Central Life & Style
  • Release : 2017-03-21
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1455596310
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The celebrated ballerina and role model shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health. Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway model. Standards have changed: what women do want is a long, toned, powerful body with excellent posture." In other words, the body of a ballerina. In her first health and fitness book, Misty will show women how to get healthier and stronger and how to reshape their bodies to be lean and flexible with: Step-by-step advice Meal plans focusing on heathy fats Workout routines Words of inspiration, including excerpts from Misty's personal journal

I Like to Watch

I Like to Watch
Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution

by Emily Nussbaum

  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 2020-06-09
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0525508988
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From her creation of the "Approval Matrix" in New York magazine in 2004 to her Pulitzer Prizewinning columns for The New Yorker, Emily Nussbaum has argued that we've been looking at TV all wrong. In this collection, including two never-before-published essays, Nussbaum writes about her passion for television, beginning with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the show that set her on a fresh intellectual path. She explores the rise of the female screw-up, how fans warp the shows they love, the messy power of sexual violence on TV, and the year that jokes helped elect a reality-television president. There are three big profiles of TV showrunners as well as examinations of the legacies of Norman Lear and Joan Rivers. The book also includes a major new essay written during the year of #MeToo, wrestling with the question of what to do when the artist you love is a monster. More than a collection of reviews, the book makes a case for toppling the status anxiety that has long haunted the "idiot box," even as it transformed. Through it all, Nussbaum recounts her fervent search, over fifteen years, for a new kind of criticism, one that resists the false hierarchy that elevates one kind of culture (violent, dramatic, gritty) over another (joyful, funny, stylized). I Like to Watch traces her own struggle to punch through stifling notions of "prestige television," searching for a more expansive, more embracing vision of artistic ambition-one that acknowledges many types of beauty and complexity and opens to more varied voices. It's a book that celebrates television as television, even as each year warps the definition of just what that might mean.

O Captain! My Captain!

O Captain! My Captain!

by Walt Whitman

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1915
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Ballet Dreams

Ballet Dreams

by Cerrie Burnell

  • Publisher : Scholastic UK
  • Release : 2016-02-04
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1407163108
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Once there was a little girl who dreamed of dancing. Of skipping over rooftops and pirouetting round the moon. One day the girl sees the ballet practice for Swan Lake, and decides that all she wants is to become a ballerina... An enchanting picture book about following your dreams, written by CBeebies' presenter Cerrie Burnell.