After attending a student ballet performance with his kindergarten class, Nate decides he wants to become a ballet dancer. After seeing a ballet performance, Nate decides he wants to learn ballet Instead, he tells Nate that he hopes some day to be a top ballerino. Ballerino Nate. [Kimberly Brubaker Bradley; R W Alley] — After seeing a ballet performance, Nate decides he wants to learn ballet but he has doubts when his.
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And he’s super excited about meeting a male dancer, it’s so rare to hear “ballerino” that likely know it’s a term. I mean ballerinos too! And thanks to supportive parents and a trip to the ballet to see the male dancers, he realizes he can. The truth is, I have nnate idea.
He loves his class and his teacher. Bal,erino 19, Janet C-B rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a good boy to teach the class that boys and girls can do whatever sports or activities they have the desire. This book tells Nate’s story.
He wants to do ballet, but his big brother keeps telling him reasons why he shouldn’t dance in order to ballerkno Nate from trying it. Nate is distraught, but his parents soothe his ruffled feelings and take him to a ballet so he can see professional male dancers. Nov 10, Lauren Brown rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
The illustrations were fun and balleriino well, though it would have been nice to see a little more variety in the child ballerinas; the girls all wore pink, which sort of falls into the same camp as “boys can’t do ballet.
Books by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. It provided Nate’s seed of doubt.
They aren’t inspired, they’re written: Ballfrino to Read Currently Reading Read. Ben then starts to put false information into Nate’s head. Nate has the heart of a dancer, and he is determined to learn ballet.
ballsrino I love this book. Excellent story of a boy who is determined to succeed in a non-traditional activity. His brother keeps discouraging nxte making fun of him because he likes ballet so much. Fortunately, Nate’s parents are more supportive and they encourage him by enrolling him in a ballet class and taking him to a professional performance. The illustrations bwllerino created through the use on pan and ink. Nov 18, S. He practiced in the kitchen,on the lawn, and on the driveway while it was hot.
While we’ve found some good books for girls in this department, this is the first I’ve encountered for the boys. I was particularly impressed by the amount of story the author and artist managed to squeeze into the basic picture book format.
I found the story kind of ho-hum, but Armando seemed to enjoy it. Not bad as in language or dirty, but just not nice, for lack of better words. It’s nicely complex, yet not overly wordy, and has a really sweet ending. Nate mom even read him books about ballet and even learn ballet terminology.
I like how the illustrations show what Nate and the other characters are thinking by thought bubbles. Read and find out! Return to Book Page. Want to Read saving…. Oct 09, Camille Andrews rated it really liked it Shelves: Nate was so excited but not everyone was happy. Feb 06, Miranda Parker added ballfrino Shelves: But his older brother who is in second grade tells him that only girls are ballet dancers.