DIVerse Families
 
I Am a Ballerina

Title

I Am a Ballerina

Authors

Valerie Coulman

Illustrator

Sandra Lamb

Publisher

Lobster Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781897073209

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The endearing story of young Molly's dream to fly through the air like a real dancer, from her first shaky lessons to her dazzling Christmas recital.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Biracial; Interracial; Multiethnic; Multicultural; biracial child; interracial family; mixed race; multiethnic community; multicultural community

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Mom's Choice Award, 2005, Book Pick, Picture Book
Our Choice, 2006 Picture Book

Keywords

ballet; ballerinas; determination; ballet dancing; Canada; tutus; practice

Diversity Impact

indirect

I Am a Ballerina

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