Prima Gina, Ballerina

Author: Kelly Mangan
Publisher: Beaming Books

Gina wants nothing more than to dance ballet, but people doubt her because her body looks different from most ballerinas. When Gina enters a talent show to prove her skill, she must overcome both the unkindness of others and her own doubts. Through courage and determination, and drawing inspiration from a hero, Gina wows the audience and, along the way, provides encouragement to another person who needs it.
Prima Gina, Ballerina is a lively story about body positivity and how dance is for everyone, regardless of their size, shape, or gender. Readers will delight in Gina’s positive attitude, determination, and inspiration. Get ready to be swept off your feet by Gina’s flourish, flair, and grace!

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