Tehn Nov 27, Cheryl rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book shows that stereotypes can be wrong, and off This is a charming story with some good messages. In this book Nate does what he wants even after his brother tells him ballet is only for girls. The illustrations were created through the use on pan and ink. Even though his older brother teases him, and says that only girls are ballerinas, he persists.
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He wants to dance just like the ballerinas. Nate had his first ballet class and his brother was trying to discourage again. Kindergartner Nate loves to dance. Trivia About Ballerino Nate. This book presents stereotypes that only girls can be ballerinas and that they only wear one color pink and always wear dresses.
Alley Kirkus Reviews This book was a hit in our house. Nate is very interested and excited but his brother Ben is opposite of him and thinks the ballet yucky. These bubbles allow the reader to know the character even better than with the dialogue alone.
Oct 08, Jane Irish Nelson rated it really liked it Shelves: This book reveals stereo-types and shows how boys can be ballerinas too. Do what you like, like what you do In this book Nate does what he wants even after his brother tells him ballet is only for girls. Nate has the heart of a dancer, and he is determined to learn ballet.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His parents are supportive. When Ben and Nate are lying in their beds Ben constantly kept telling Nate that boys could never ever be ballerinas.
Lists with This Book. This book exceeded my expectations. May 12, Scottsdale Public Library added it Shelves: A little boy — Nate — discovers he loves ballwrino dancing and wants to be a ballerina. This book is about a student who partakes in female activities. For some unknown reason the illustrator decided to picture all the characters as dogs which children may find amusingbut to me, detracts from the story and its message.
Apr 10, Raven Grider rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nate mom even read him books about ballet and even learn ballet terminology. Nov 27, Cheryl rated it it was amazing Shelves: Will Nate be able to bzllerino his dream of being a ballet dancer? They should not make other people happy, but instead make themselves happy.
Jun 23, Rebekah rated it it was amazing Shelves: He decides that he wants to learn ballet, but his older brother scoffs at him and insists that only girls can do that. Hardcover32 pages. I read this book with Armando, baplerino beginner reader. After a class trip to see a ballet, Nate knows that he wants to dance too—ballet dance.
In the end Nate goes to see a professional ballet performance with his mother, meets some of the male dancers in the company, and finds renewed confidence in his aspirations. This is also discrimination against males who want to dance but because of their gender are embarrassed to.
Nate practiced everywhere once his mom said maybe in the for lessons. As a child I always imagined how wonderful it would be to wake up to a pony in the back yard, but the way the farm I live on now sits it makes better sense for the pastures to be in I grew up loving books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Lois Lenski, L. Oct 09, John rated it it was amazing. Related Posts.
Shelves: childen-s , contemporary Picture book. Excellent story of a boy who is determined to succeed in a non-traditional activity. When young Nate first sees a ballet, he is fascinated, and decides he wants to be a ballet dancer. Even though his older brother teases him, and says that only girls are ballerinas, he persists. Luckily, he has supportive parents. For some unknown reason the illustrator decided to picture all the characters as dogs which children may find amusing , but to me, detracts from the story and its Picture book. For some unknown reason the illustrator decided to picture all the characters as dogs which children may find amusing , but to me, detracts from the story and its message.
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