Books for Preschool - 2nd Grade
Geras, Adele - Time for Ballet
Tilly, who loves ballet, plays the part of a cat in her class's
Holabird, Katherine - Angelina Ballerina
A mouse named Angelina loves to twirl and dance, and is thrilled
when her parents sign her up for ballet lessons.
Isadora, Rachel - Swan Lake
Fairy tale merges with ballet as the prince rescues a lovely
ballerina from an evil spell that has changed her into a swan.
Kinerk, Robert - Clorinda
Optimistic Clorinda is a cow who is persistent in her efforts
to "make it" as a ballet dancer in New York City.
Marshall, James - Swine Lake
A hungry wolf discovers a theater production of Swine Lake
and becomes enchanted by the show.
Maybarduk, Linda - James the Dancing Dog
A beagle with a "dancer's soul" finally
gets his opportunity to soar on stage.
Samuels, Barbara - Dolores on Her Toes
Dolores tries to convince her cat to dance, but the feline
protests by running away from home.
Sis, Peter - Ballerina!
Terry puts on different colored costumes and envisions herself
performing in famous productions.
Stadler, Alexander - Lila Bloom
Lila almost quits ballet, but changes her mind when she realizes
how much she enjoys dancing in class.
Sweeney, Joan - Bijou,
Bonbon & Beau: The Kittens
Who Danced for Degas
Three Parisian kittens get into trouble when they interrupt
a ballet performance on opening night, and are threatened with
banishment from their theater home.
Young, Amy - Belinda the Ballerina
Belinda's enormous feet don't stand in the way
of her dream to become a star dancer.
Prepared by Suzanne Thomas, September 2005