Born in 1925, Maria Tallchief spent part of her childhood on an Osage reservation in Oklahoma. With the support of her family and world-renowned choreographer George Balanchine, she rose to the top of her art form to become America's first prima ballerina. Black-and-white illustrations provide visual sidebars to the history of ballet while taking readers through the life of this amazing dancer.
- Age Range: 8 - 12 years
- Paperback: 112 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Workshop (July 22, 2002)
- ISBN-13: 978-0448426754