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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This is also discrimination against males who want to dance but because of their gender are embarrassed to. Luckily, he has supportive parents. Oct 09, John rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? In this book Nate does what he wants even after his brother tells him ballet is only for girls. Alley Goodreads Author Illustrations. For some baplerino reason the illustrator decided to picture all the characters as dogs which children may find amusingbut to me, detracts from the story and its message.
I would use blalerino book in my classroom to show students they should do what they love regardless what other people think.
Both of us liked this one and it’s a good lesson. 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 makes better sense for the pastures to be in the front of the house.
The literary element that plays a role in this story is gender and mood. Apr 17, Altivo Overo rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Dec 10, Rachael rated it really liked it Shelves: I found the story kind of ho-hum, but Armando seemed to enjoy it. Feb 14, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: Good for you, Nate!
Sep 18, Whitney Rachel rated it it was amazing Shelves: The ballerlno was his choice. Perhaps it’s my love for all things ballet, but I found this book to be positively charming. About Balleeino Brubaker Bradley. Apr 24, Anne rated it really liked it Shelves: He is especially entranced with ballet, but his older brother teases him and says only girls can be ballerinas, and they wear dresses, and pink shoes.
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. Nate is distraught, but his parents soothe hate ruffled feelings and take him to a ballet so he can see professional male dancers.
I love that they make ballet acceptable for boys. This story was about Nate who brings home a permission slip to a school ballet. He decides that he wants to learn ballet, but his older brother scoffs at him and insists hate only girls can do that. I guess I could sum it up by saying Balleeino wouldn’t want my kids talking treating each other that way.
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I like how the illustrations show what Nate and the other characters are thinking by thought bubbles. A little boy – Nate – discovers he loves ballet dancing and wants to be a ballerina.
Aug 04, Baloerino rated it really liked it. Nate went to his mom and told her he wante This story was about Nate who brings home a permission slip to a school ballet.
These bubbles allow the reader to know the character even better than with the dialogue alone. Feb 25, Heather rated it really liked it. Nov 27, Cheryl rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The other students make fun of him, but that does not stop him from doing what he loves. The book shows that stereotypes can be wrong, and offers encouragement to kids who want to do something different from what most of their peers balleeino be doing.
Want to Read saving…. Nate’s mom took him to a professional ballet performance where he noticed there were men dancing on stage, after the show he got a chance to talk to one of the professional nnate that was a male and told Nate that he dose not consider himself a ballerina but as a ballerino.
To Being a ballerina is not just for girls just like playing football is not just for boys.
BALLERINO NATE by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley , R.W. Alley | Kirkus Reviews
Jun 19, Viviane Elbee rated it really liked it Ballerjno Hardcover32 pages. Nate sees how much fun dancing is. They should not make other people happy, but instead make themselves happy.
It’s balleeino heartwarming reminder to stay true to yourself regardless of what other people say about your passions. Feb 26, Mandy J. It provided Nate’s seed of doubt.
I have no idea what inspires my stories. This book also illustrates mood because of all the feelings Nate goes through. Ben is not thrilled