Illus. in full color. A shortstop in a tutu? Not if she can help it! Forced by her mother into taking ballet lessons, a die-hard tomboy discovers that there's team spirit at the barre as well as on the baseball diamond.
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Series:||Step into Reading Book Series: A Step 3 Book|
|Edition description:||Step 3|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.18(d)|
|Lexile:||270L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||5 - 8 Years|
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Baseball Ballerina (Step into Reading Books Series based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
The main character loves baseball, but her mother wants her to be more feminine, so she has to take ballet lessons. She and her best friend want to keep ballet a secret- until her best friend gets the lead. When her friend¿s crown flies off, she proves that she can do ballet and still be a great catcher!
A little girl plays shortstop for her baseball team but her mom believes she should do more girly things so she also takes ballet lessons. Her and her friend Mary Ann are in the same dance class. Their dance teacher tells them they are going to have a recital and get to dance on a big stage. The little girl becomes very nervous that her baseball team will see her and make fun of her at the recital. Mary Ann gets the lead part in the dance and gets to wear a crown. During the dance, Mary Ann's crown falls off of her head and the little girl dives on the stage and catches the crown. At the end of the recital, her baseball team congratulates her for a job well done.