DK Adventures (Hardcover)

Ballet Academy

By Lorrie Mack

DK Children, 9781465419705, 128pp.

Publication Date: July 21, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/21/2014)

List Price: 16.99*
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Lucy follows her dream to train to be a professional ballerina, and is selected as one of a handful of students into the Ballet Academy. Follow her journey as she gets through the tough training with the support of teachers and fellow students, and performs alongside her idol in The Nutcracker before facing her final challenge of getting into Ballet High School.

DK Adventures are an innovative mix of narrative and nonfiction for kids ages 8-11 featuring engaging, action-packed stories that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. With diaries, recipes, poetry, instructions, graphics, or songs, the genre spreads in each DK Adventures title enhance the story and reinforce curriculum learning, while the expansive range of entertaining nonfiction subjects will appeal to boys and girls everywhere.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

About the Author

Lorrie Mack is a writer, journalist, interior designer, and stylist. Mack is a popular contributor to Homes & Gardens, Period Living, Homes and Ideas and Inspirations, and also has a great number of books to her name. She is known for Laura Ashley Decorating with FabricChairs, Cushions, and Coverings; House Style; Living in Small Spaces; and many more.