An Unlikely Ballerina by Krystyna Poray Goddu
Illustrator: Cosei Kawa
Young Lily Marks loves to stand on her tiptoes. When her parents notice weakness in her legs, her doctor suggests dancing lessons to strengthen them. Lily falls in love with balletbut can this fragile girl ever become a serious dancer? When the famous ballerina Anna Pavlova comes to town, Lily just has to meet her. Maybe Pavlovasmall, delicate, and Jewish like Lilyhold the key to Lily’s future.
(via Jewish Book Council)