After attending a student ballet performance with his kindergarten class, Nate decides he wants to become a ballet dancer. After seeing a ballet performance, Nate decides he wants to learn ballet Instead, he tells Nate that he hopes some day to be a top ballerino. Ballerino Nate. [Kimberly Brubaker Bradley; R W Alley] — After seeing a ballet performance, Nate decides he wants to learn ballet but he has doubts when his.

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They should not make other people happy, but instead make themselves happy.


He decides that he wants to learn ballet, but his older brother scoffs at him and insists that only girls can do that. Both of us liked this one and it’s a good lesson. And he’s super excited about meeting a male dancer, it’s so rare to hear “ballerino” that likely know it’s a term. I guess I could sum it up by saying I wouldn’t want my kids talking treating each other that way. The book was his choice.

The illustrations were created through the use on pan and ink. This book was a hit in our house. Without this, he would never know that many people think ballet is strictly for girls and the story would lose the tension that makes it work. It’s a ballefino reminder to stay true to yourself regardless of what other people say about your passions.

They aren’t inspired, they’re written: The illustrations were fun and worked well, though it would have been nice to see a little more variety in the child ballerinas; the girls all wore pink, which sort of falls into the same camp as “boys can’t do ballet.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lists with This Book. His brother then tells Ben that he is a boybut Nate really wanted to do ballet. This is a good boy to teach the class that boys and girls can do whatever sports or activities they have the desire.

Oct 09, Camille Andrews rated it really liked it Shelves: We have utility cats and not enough dogs. Ben then again told Nate that boys don’t dance, Nate then proved to his brother Ben that he does dance by showing him his combination of a jump in the air, a spin, and a big finish with landing on his toes.

This is also discrimination against males who want to dance but because of their gender are embarrassed to. Apr 19, Janet C-B rated it really liked it Shelves: Nate goes to see a ballet recital with his class from school and is excited by the dancing.

This book is all about Nate who sees a ballet and loves it then decides he wants to dance just like that. Sep 18, Whitney Rachel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Patricia MacLachlan and Jane Yolen helped me start writing. The truth is, I have no idea. Nate balldrino very interested and excited but his brother Ben is opposite of him and thinks the ballet yucky.

Ballerino Nate

Ballerink Being a ballerina is not just for girls just like playing football is not just for boys. I ballerinoo this book because his brother think he can not do ballerina stuff, but he can do ballerina stuff and then they see ballerinas.

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These bubbles allow the reader to know the character even better than with the dialogue alone. And thanks to supportive parents and a trip to the ballet to see the male dancers, he realizes he can.

Jun 19, Viviane Elbee rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 10, Rachael rated it really liked it Shelves: Apr 17, Altivo Overo rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Boys can be ballerinas I could use this any day in class when we are talking about stereo-typing classes 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 balerino better sense for naye pastures to be in I grew up loving books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Lois Lenski, L.

I could use this book to teach about encouraging others, This book tells Nate’s story.

Description: Ballerino Nate / Kimberly Brubaker Bradley ; pictures by R. W. Alley.

His parents are supportive. In this book Nate does what he wants even after his brother tells him ballet is only for girls. Charming albiet with a minor plot hole.