"She has been a ballerina, a teacher, a Cuban and a role model for those with handicaps. Truly a noteworthy life, poignantly rendered here. (notes, bibliography) (Picture books/biography. 8-14)"
A biography in poems and pictures of the prima ballerina assoluta
of Cuba, who thrilled audiences for decades with her extraordinary technique and beautiful interpretations of Giselle
and other classics.
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