Stock Image


Feldman, Jane

14 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0679886656 / ISBN 13: 9780679886655
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers, New York, 1999
From Rare Book Cellar (Pomona, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since November 24, 2001 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 36.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.95 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. ; Young Dreamers; 10.10 X 8.10 X 0.50 inches; 48 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Bookseller Inventory # 83847

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details


Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, New York

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

About this title


Illustrated with more than fifty breathtaking color and black-and-white photographs, I Am a Dancer tells the inspiring on- and offstage story of thirteen-year-old Eva Lipman, a student at the prestigious School of American Ballet. Readers will be thrilled to follow in Eva's ballet slippers--from chubby, tutued toddler to her current career as a young ballerina in New York City. With a charming combination of beautiful photos and Eva's own words, I Am a Dancer offers a truly personal glimpse of a highly dedicated ballerina's glamorous--and sometimes not-so-glamorous--life, from the bouquets and blisters to the glare of the spotlight and the long, lonely hours of practice. A very special book for girls and ballet fans of all ages!

From School Library Journal:

Grade 4-7-Like the ballerina in Jill Krementz's A Very Young Dancer (Knopf, 1976; o.p.), 13-year-old Eva Lipman is the daughter of a former dancer and a student at the School of American Ballet in New York. While Krementz's book focuses on the dancer's experience in a particular performance, Feldman portrays Eva's everyday life, including her home, her family, and her friends. Readers will learn some behind-the-scenes details about how costumes are made and how dancers rehearse, but they will also see an ordinary teenager who wears braces and likes to shop. The full-color and black-and-white photographs of Eva with her parents and classmates capture the flavor of New York City, showing the girl shopping with her father and relaxing in her crowded studio apartment with her mother. Some of the photos, including several of Eva posing in Central Park wearing tutus that match the flowers, are almost too precious, contributing to the fairy-tale image of a ballerina, but Eva's first-person narrative also discusses the hard work and discipline involved in dancing. An attractive, up-to-date photo-essay that will appeal to budding dancers who want a glimpse of a real ballerina's life.
Dawn Amsberry, formerly at Oakland Public Library, CA
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Specializing in Modern First Editions, out-of-print books, and other hard-to-find books.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We Accept all Major Credit Cards through ABE and Money Orders, Cashiers Checks and Personal Checks are also accepted. All Items are shipped within 24 hours of receipt of payment. If mailing payment please contact us beforehand so we can put the title on hold for you. All Domestic and International orders are shipped through United States Postal Service. Overnight shipping is available for an extra fee.
Seller Info.
Benjamin Moss
4 Fox Hollow Rd
Pomona NY 10970

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express