Beautiful Ballerinas (Penguin Core Concepts)
In this new nonfiction 88, kids will learn all about ballet: the most famous ballets, the positions, the outfits, the fun - and the hard work! It's not all roses and tutus for ballerinas. Dancing takes hard work and lots of practice. Beautiful Ballerinas will introduce readers to the beautiful dance of ballet with a mix of both illustrations and photos that will bring the dance to life!
This series of children's books is designed to introduce kids to concepts and skills they need to meet Common Core standards, while also helping them grow in literacy. It includes various kinds of literature, such as fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Each book is illustrated with engaging photos and/or drawings to help children develop an interest in reading. Each book in the Penguin Core Concepts series incorporates one or more themes from twenty major themes taught in the beginning grades of Common Core: animals, appreciating differences, the arts, bodies of water, community workers & helpers, family, friendship, health, imagination, nature, numbers, problem solving, seasons, self-esteem, the senses, shapes, sharing, space, transportation, and weather. Whether you are using the Common Core program or not, this is a great collection of books to share with your children. Each book is 32 pgs, 8x8 in., pb. ~ Rachel