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Author Li, Cunxin, 1961-
Title Dancing to freedom : the true story of Mao's last dancer / Li Cunxin ; illustrated by Anne Spudvilas.
Pub Info New York : Walker & Co. : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Li     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J PICTURE CUN     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Audience AD680L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.4 0.5 0.5 123729
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Note Reprint. Originally published: Australia : Penguin Group, 2007.
Summary Selected by Chairman Mao's officials from among millions of children to become a dancer, Li's new life began as he left his family behind. At the Beijing Dance Academy, days were long and difficult. Li's hard work was rewarded when he was chosen yet again, this time to travel to America.
Subject Li, Cunxin, 1961- -- Juvenile literature.
Li, Cunxin, 1961-
Ballet dancers -- China -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Defectors -- China -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Ballet dancers -- China -- Biography.
Defectors -- China -- Biography.
Add Author Spudvilas, Anne, 1951-
ISBN 9780802797773
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