MISTY COPELAND: BALLET STAR
Young Ruby is super excited to be attending her first ballet, a production of The Nutcracker, with her mother and sister. Misty Copeland, Ruby’s favorite dancer, will be performing the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy. A budding ballerina herself, Ruby knows that it took lots of practice and determination for Misty to come the first African American principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre. A story about a real American heroine that will inspire young readers to follow their dreams!