DREAM DANCER is a fascinating account of the author's experience as a dancer of the traditional form of old Japanese dance called Buto. The author's spirit is captured in a way as she dances herself into the future and back to her roots.This beautifully illustrated book provides a unique view into the culture and dance traditions of Japan. It is easy to see how the author was able to capture the essence of this ancient dance form in her own way, and how empowering it
In the early morning hours of January 1st, 1926, Janet Morrissey, a young dancer with dreams of becoming a Broadway star, sails for Europe to dance on the vaudeville circuit. Along the way she meets several people who will affect her life forever. One day she meets a young man in the back seat of a taxicab and falls in love with him. She never sees him again but he will forever be in her heart.After years of trying to
I was so moved by Janet's book, I couldn't put it down. It is a story of a little girl in Russia who is determined to dance and not be a victim.The story of DREAM DANCER is a heartfelt and emotional journey of a little girl named Anna who wants to be a dancer. She is a small, thin boy with black hair and dark brown eyes. She has the most amazing smile that shines through the whole book. Her personality is confident
I needed to write a literature review about Dream Dancer and The Wall And The Wing books. I read Dream Dancer with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Janet E. Morris is a wonderful writer.