Shortlisted for the Rocky Mountain Book Award Nominated for The Rocky Mountain Book Award (An Alberta Children's Choice Book Award) Nominated for the 2003 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Childrenas Non-Fiction An elegant, expressive dancer, Chan Hon Goh is one of the ballet worldas great stars. She is a brilliant technician possessing a delicate beauty and radiant stage presence. Born in Beijing to dancer parents, she tells the story of their flight to Canada from an oppressive regime that thwarted her fatheras career, her rigorous training, and her battle to achieve acceptance as the only Chinese-born prima ballerina in the history of the National Ballet. This fascinating look at the life of a dancer will appeal not only to the legions of Chan Hon Gohas admirers and to students of ballet, but also to young readers who understand what it is to pursue a dream. From the Hardcover edition.But our talented wardrobe staff help make me as comfortable as they can. If therea#39;s time, I will book myself a ... Then comes the important task of deciding which pair of pointe shoes to wear for the performance. I will have several pairs that haveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Beyond the Dance|
|Author||:||Chan Hon Goh, Cary Fagan|
|Publisher||:||Tundra Books - 2009-06-05|