Book


Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring


By Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan

Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press 2010

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Take a peek behind the scenes of one of America's modern masterpieces: Appalachian Spring. This book tells the story of the three artists who collaborated to create it.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

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Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.