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Isadora Dances by Rachel Isadora

Isadora Dances (edition 1998)

by Rachel Isadora

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Title:Isadora Dances
Authors:Rachel Isadora
Info:Viking Juvenile (1998), Edition: 1St Edition, Hardcover, 32 pages
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Tags:biography, dancing, gr. k-3

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Isadora Dances by Rachel Isadora



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This book tells the story of the author "Isadora Duncan" She was a child when her mother took her to take ballet classes and she thought that dancing on her toes was ridiculous, but soon she saw how much she likes the ballet. The book also recounts the tragic death of her two sons.
Age: 5 to 8
Source: Pierce Library
  Marlene28 | May 15, 2015 |
Isadora is a girl that loves to dance, but her dance is like no other genre. She struggles with getting people to accept her style of dance. Eventually, she begins her own class following the way she dances. Now her style of dance has been incorporated in other styles. I would read this to my students showing that what you love and dream will come true if you work hard for it. ( )
  Y-NhiVu | Nov 27, 2014 |
This a biography about young dancer Isadora Duncan who helped changed the world of dancing during in the mid to late 1800's. This is a very informative book about the dancing culture that is perfect for children. ( )
  hschmill22 | Nov 25, 2014 |
I have never heard of Isadora Duncan prior to reading this book. This was a very interesting story of a young girl who dreamed of dancing in a way no one had ever seen. Though some thought it to be strange, Isadora continued pursuing her dream of sharing her dance. With persistence and creativity, she brought a new form of dance to the world. ( )
  AleciaDesselle | Mar 17, 2014 |
This a biography about young dancer Isadora Duncan who helped changed the world of dancing during in the mid to late 1800's. I think this is a good book to share if you want to inrtoduce children to American culture.
  Tryante | Nov 24, 2012 |
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A breathtakingly illustrated biography of the first modern dancer. When Isadora Duncan was a young child, her mother brought her for ballet lessons. Isadora thought standing on her toes was ugly. I dreamed of a different dance she said. Soon Isadora

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A brief biography of the woman whose unique style of dance was not readily accepted by audiences at the turn of the twentieth century.

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