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In-depth interviews with children's book authors and illustrators

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Jun 12, 2019

This book presents the story of a remarkable pioneer, who was the first African American prima ballerina in the Metropolitan Opera, in a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States.

Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins is a lyrical picture book biography told by Michelle Meadows, with illustrations from Ebony Glenn.

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