S5 E57 Misty Copeland, D.J. Steinberg, Amyra Leon
On the Podcast: Misty Copeland, D.J. Steinberg, and Amyra León

In this episode, meet Misty Copeland, author of Bunheads and Firebird, D.J. Steinberg, author of Kindergarten, Here I Come, and Amyra León, author of Concrete Kids.

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From prima ballerina and New York Times bestselling author Misty Copeland comes the story of a young Misty, who discovers her love of dance through the ballet Coppélia—a story about a toymaker who devises a villainous plan to bring a doll to life. Bunheads is the first in a series of books inspired by Misty’s own early experiences in ballet.

Be sure to also check out Firebird, also written and read by Misty.

This adorable audiobook celebrates all the familiar milestones and moments shared by every single kindergartener, and includes an original song titled “Kindergarten, Here I Come!”

Author: Amyra León
Read By: Amyra León

Pocket Change Collective is a series of small books with big ideas from today’s leading activists and artists. In Concrete Kids, playwright, musician, and educator Amyra León uses free verse to challenge us to dream beyond our circumstances—and sometimes even despite them.

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