Who Is Maria Tallchief?

Who Is Maria Tallchief?

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by Catherine Gourley, Val Paul Taylor
     
 

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Born in 1925, Maria Tallchief spent part of her childhood on an Osage reservation in Oklahoma. With the support of her family and world-renowned choreographer George Balanchine, she rose to the top of her art form to become America's first prima ballerina. Black-and-white illustrations provide visual sidebars to the history of ballet while taking readers through

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Born in 1925, Maria Tallchief spent part of her childhood on an Osage reservation in Oklahoma. With the support of her family and world-renowned choreographer George Balanchine, she rose to the top of her art form to become America's first prima ballerina. Black-and-white illustrations provide visual sidebars to the history of ballet while taking readers through the life of this amazing dancer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756915926
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Penguin Group Who Was Series
Pages:
103
Sales rank:
298,031
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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