A Girl Named Misty: The True Story of Misty Copeland (American Girl: A Girl Named) : null

Series: Girl Named, A

by Kelly Starling Lyons, Illustrated By Melissa Manwill

Scholastic Inc.
June 2018

Ages 7 – 10 . Grades 2 – 5

The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Misty Copeland became the first African American Female Principal Dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, but how did she get there? A Girl Named Misty describes the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence with full-color illustrations throughout. In addition to stories and facts about Misty's upbringing and accomplishments, the book includes a timeline and a glossary, plus a profile of a noteworthy and contemporary American girl following in Misty's graceful footsteps to lead the way for African American women in the arts.


Paperback / softback

ISBN: 9781338193053

48pp. | 6 x 9