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Publisher Comments:

"This markedly talented husband-and-wife team offers a warm profile of dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey . . . intertwining Ailey's alleged thoughts and conversations with facts about his childhood, his introduction to the world of dance . . . and his founding of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1958."--"Publishers Weekly," starred review. Full color.

About the Author

Andrea Davis Pinkney has written several acclaimed books for middle grade readers, including the novels Bird in a Box, a Today Show Al Roker Book Club pick, and With the Might of Angels, a book in the Dear America series. She is also the author of the nonfiction book Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor winner. Andrea's many picture books include Sit In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down, a New York Times best-seller and a Jane Addams Honor Book, which was illustrated by her husband, Brian Pinkney. She and her family live in Brooklyn, New York.

Brian Pinkney (www.brianpinkney.net) has frequently collaborated with his wife, Andrea Davis Pinkney. Some of their other books include, Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride, Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation, and Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, for which Brian was awarded a Caldecott Honor. Brian was also a Caldecott Honoree for The Faithful Friend by Robert D. San Souci , and he won the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for In the Time of the Drums by Kim L.Siegelson.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786810772
Author:
Pinkney, Brian
Author:
Pinkney, Brian
Author:
Pinkney, Andrea
Author:
Pinkney, Brian
Publisher:
Disney-Hyperion
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fortune Telling
Subject:
Divination
Subject:
Dancers
Subject:
Divination - Fortune Telling
Subject:
Divination - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Choreographers
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
TradePB
Series:
Reading Rainbow Books
Publication Date:
19950905
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in 4.88 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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