Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins ( Who Did It First? ) by Michelle Meadows
anet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and O40s, a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States. From her early childhood lessons to the height of her success as the first African-American prima ballerina in the Metropolitan Opera, this is the story of a remarkable pioneer. Full color.x 11.