Goldberg, Whoopi

Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Plum Fantastic

(4) 4-6 Illustrated by Maryn Roos. With Deborah Underwood. When Alexandrea's family moves from Georgia to Harlem, her mother insists that she take ballet. Alexandrea's inability to do turns becomes a problem after she's picked to do the Sugar Plum Fairy solo. Though the text tends to over-explain, its details give a good sense of the city. Disney-esque black-and-white drawings illustrate some scenes. Glos.


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