Hope in a Ballet Shoe : Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story
by Elaine Deprince, Michaela Deprince
Editor: FABER & FABER
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Hope in a Ballet Shoe tells the story of Michaela DePrinceGrowing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, she witnessed the atrocities that no child should ever have to witness.His father was killed by the rebels, and his mother died of starvation.Sent to an orphanage, Michaela was abused and saw the brutal murder of her favorite teacherThen Michaela and her best friend are adopted by an American couple, and Michaela starts taking dance lessonsBut life in the United States is not without its difficulties.Unfortunately, tragedy can find its way to Michaela in America, and her past can feel like it haunts her.The classical dance world is a racist, and Michaela has the struggle for a place among the elite ballet, hearing the words “America is not ready for a black ballerina girlAnd yetToday, Michaela DePrince is an international star ballet group, dancing for The National Ballet of Holland, at the age of nineteen years oldIt is a heartbreaking, inspiring autobiography by a teenager who shows us that, above all, there is always hope for a better future.
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