Dancing with Katya

Title

Dancing with Katya

Authors

Dori Chaconas

Illustrator

Constance R. Bergum

Publisher

Peachtree

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781561453764

Pages

32 pages

Genre

historical

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In the late 1920s, Anna tries to help her younger sister Katya regain her strength and joy in life after she becomes crippled by polio.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; Illness; physical therapy; polio; poliomyelitis; paralysis

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2007

Keywords

Wisconsin; dancing; leg brace; sister bond; ballerinas; hospital

Diversity Impact

direct

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