Dance Books with Children in Mind


You can get more information about all but two of these books by clicking on the title:


Alphabet City Ballet  byErika Tamar

Alvin Ailey  by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch

Amy and the Dancing Bear by Carly Simon

Another Celebrated Dancing Bear by Gladys Schefferin-Falk

An Usborne Guide to Ballet and Dance by Helen Davis and Pam Beasant

A Very Young Dancer by Jill Krementz

Ballet Bug  by Christine McDonnell

Ballet for Drina by Jean Estoril

Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfield

Barn Dance by Bill Martin Jr.

Blue Tights  by Rita Williams-Garcia

Bravo Tanya by Patricia Lee Gauch

Chin Chiang and the Dragonís Dance by Ian Wallace

Color Dance by Ann Jonas

Dancing in the Wings  by Debbie Allen

Come on Rain by Karen Hesse

Dancing Tee Pees by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve

Dance with Bill T. Jones by Susan Kuklin

Dancing with Cats  by Burton Silver

Dance (from ballet to flamenco) by Andree Grau

Dance Tanya by Patricia Lee Gauch

Dancing Feet  by Charlotte Agell

Dancing with the Shadows in My Room by Lou Alpert

Degas and the Little Dancer by Laurence Anholt

Emma and the Magic Dance by Lou Alpert

Emmaís Turn to Dance by Lou Alpert

Evelyn Cisneros Prima Ballerina by Charnan Simon

Giraffes Can't Dance  by Giles Andreae

Hailstones and Halibut Bones  by Mary O'Neill

Isadora Dances by Rachel Isadora

I Dance in My Red Pajamas by Edith Thacher Hurd

I Have Another Language; the Language is Dance by Eleanor Schick

Lion Dancer: Ernie Wanís Chinese New Year by Kate Waters

Dancers: Looking at Paintings by Peggy Roalf

Martha Graham: A Dancer's Life by Russell Freedman

Max by Rachel Isadora

My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

My Mama Had a Dancing Heart by Libby Moore Gray

Mimiís Tutu by Tynia Thomassie

Of Swans, Sugar Plums and Satin Slippers by Violette Verdy

Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tomie de Paola

Savina the Gypsy Dancer by Ann Tompert

Shimmy Shake Earthquake, Donít Forget to Dance, Poems  by Cynthia Jabar

Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman

Sophieís Dance Class by Ruth Tilden

Tanya and Emily in a Dance for Two by Patricia Lee Gauch

The Dancing Cat by Justine Rendal

The Dancing Man by Ruth Bornstein

Twelve Dancing Princesses by Marianna Mayer