Baller Ina

by Liz Casal (Author)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

Swish! Sure to be a slam-dunk at storytime, this rhyming picture book introduces readers to Ina, a graceful ballerina...who also loves to get competitive on the basketball court!

Doesn't matter what you call her.

Ballerina, basketballer.

On the court or at the barre,

Ina is a superstar!

Ina loves to dance ballet: tendu, passé, and grand jeté. But there's more she can do in her pink tutu! Cheer from the sidelines as Ina--with her signature ballet moves--helps lead her basketball team to victory in this picture book that celebrates the marvelously multifaceted nature of kids.

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$18.99

Kirkus Reviews

A beautiful tale that grants young readers permission to be all of who they are.

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Liz Casal
Liz Casal Goodhue is a book designer, writer, and illustrator. Liz designed children's books for a major publisher then became an independent designer and illustrator. Baller Ina is her debut picture book. Learn more about Liz at lizcasal.com.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9780593567098
Lexile Measure
510
Guided Reading Level
-
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication date
August 01, 2023
Series
-
BISAC categories
JUV031020 - Juvenile Fiction | Performing Arts | Dance
JUV014000 - Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
JUV032020 - Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation | Basketball
Library of Congress categories
Picture books
Stories in rhyme
Basketball
Ability
Ballet

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