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 Maria Tallchief (She Persisted)
 Author: Day, Christine

 Publisher:  Philomel (2021)

 Dewey: 792.8
 Classification: Biography
 Physical Description: 55 p., ill., 20 cm

 BTSB No: 264376 ISBN: 9780593115817
 Ages: 6-9 Grades: 1-4

 Tallchief, Maria
 Ballerinas -- United States -- Biography
 Native American ballerinas -- United States -- Biography
 Osage Indians -- United States -- Biography

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Maria Tallchief loved to dance, but was told that she might need to change her Osage name to one that sounded more Russian to make it as a professional ballerina. She refused, and worked hard at dancing her best, becoming America's first prima ballerina. Many famous American ballets were created for Maria! Readers learn about the amazing life of Maria Tallchief--and how she persisted.

 Illustrator: Flint, Gillian
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 6.20
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 515494

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