Level 7 Unit 16
Performing Arts: Ballet


The Illustrated Book of Ballet
by Barbara Newman
Retellings of the five best-known classical ballets.
  Ellie and the Bunheads
by Sally Warner
Ellie loves being a bunhead - a ballet dancer - but hates what it means to her mom.


George Balanchine: American Ballet Master
by Kristy Davida
Choreographer who greatly influenced the New York City Ballet company.
  Maria Tallchief: Native American Ballerina
by Paul Lang
Biography of this prima ballerina.


Another Way to Dance
by Martha Southgate
Vickie struggles with her lack of confidence at a prestigious ballet school.
  The World of Dance
by Melvin Berger
A history of international dance, including ballet.



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