Dancing Through Fire (Portraits, #1) Kathryn Lasky

ISBN: 9780439710091

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Hardcover

176 pages


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Dancing Through Fire (Portraits, #1)  by  Kathryn Lasky

Dancing Through Fire (Portraits, #1) by Kathryn Lasky
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Like the captivating bestseller Girl with a Pearl Earring, this exciting new series explores the stories behind some of the worlds most dazzling paintings.Welcome to 19th-century Paris and the world of Degass dancers. 13-year-old Sylvie is one ofMoreLike the captivating bestseller Girl with a Pearl Earring, this exciting new series explores the stories behind some of the worlds most dazzling paintings.Welcome to 19th-century Paris and the world of Degass dancers.

13-year-old Sylvie is one of the pupils at the Paris Opera Ballet, where tutus must always be starched and pointe shoes fresh. Sylvie dreams of being a prima ballerina, but her height is a problem—she is too little. When the Franco-Prussian war begins in 1870, Paris is soon under siege and Sylvie is thrown into turmoil and tragedy. Against the fiery backdrop of war, the beauty of the ballet sustains and strengthens Sylvie. Before long, her talent and drive allows her to achieve her goal—and she graces the stage as a star.



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