Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story [Audiobook] download free by Michaela Deprince

Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story Audiobook download free by Michaela Deprince
  • Listen audiobook: Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story
  • Author: Michaela Deprince
  • Release date: 2015/8/9
  • Publisher: FABER & FABER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Mind, Body and Spirit
  • ISBN: 9780571314478
  • Rating: 9.45 of 10
  • Votes: 233
  • Review by: Lylah Miller
  • Review rating: 9.28 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/24
  • Duration: 3H22M15S in 256 kbps (54.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-14
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, Apple Lossless, WMA, MPEG4, MP3, WAV (compression CAB, ZIP, RAR, EML)
  • Total pages original book: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M52S (5.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Hope in a Ballet Shoe tells the story of Michaela DePrince. Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, she witnessed atrocities that no child ever should. Her father was killed by rebels and her mother died of famine. Sent to an orphanage, Michaela was mistreated and saw the brutal murder of her favourite teacher.Then Michaela and her best friend are adopted by an American couple, and Michaela begins to take dance lessons. But life in the States isn't without difficulties. Unfortunately, tragedy can find its way to Michaela in America, too, and her past can feel like it's haunting her. The world of ballet is a racist one, and Michaela has to fight for a place amongst the ballet elite, hearing the words 'America's not ready for a black girl ballerina.'And yet . . . Today, Michaela DePrince is an international ballet star, dancing for The Dutch National Ballet at the age of nineteen. This is a heart-breaking, inspiring autobiography by a teenager who shows us that, beyond everything, there is always hope for a better future.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: True Stories Of Heroism, Endurance & Survival, Dance, True Stories for Children, Autobiography: Arts & Entertainment, Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Mind, Body, Spirit: Thought & Practice, Ballet, Children's Fiction
  • Download servers: MegaCloud, Dropbox, CloudBuckIt, Mediafire, FileServe, FreakShare, Hotfile. Compressed in CAB, ZIP, RAR, EML
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 9.89 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x17mm
  • Weight: 219g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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