Firebird

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Misty Copeland
Illustrator(s):
Christopher Myers
Age Group:
5-8
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0399166150
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.

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