Dance of the Swan

A Story about Anna Pavlova

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1881, Anna Pavlova grew up dreaming of becoming a prima ballerina. Throughout her lifetime, Anna inspired and encouraged people around the world with her exceptionally graceful and expressive dance. Believing that expressing beauty is essential to the human spirit, Anna strove to help audiences discover the soaring beauty that could uplift their spirits.

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978-0-82256-991-6
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978-1-57505-203-8
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2001
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint LernerClassroom, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2001-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.9
BISACS JNF007120, JNF007060
Dewey 792.8'028'092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Lexile 930
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 6.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 47448
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Afterword, Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

School Library Journal

“Clearly written and upbeat, this sensitive portrayal will inspire young readers.” —School Library Journal

Illustrator: Shelly O. Haas

Author: Barbara Allman

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Creative Minds Biographies

Meet some of the world’s most creative minds! Written in story format, these episodic biographies give clear, straightforward accounts of historical figures’ lives. Each true story is accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. View available downloads →