Who Is Maria Tallchief?

  • Born in 1925, Maria Tallchief spent part of her childhood on an Osage reservation in Oklahoma. With the support of her family and world-renowned choreographer George Balanchine, she rose to the top of her art form to become America's first prima ballerina. Black-and-white illustrations provide visual sidebars to the history of ballet while taking readers through the life of this amazing dancer.

  • Who Is Maria Tallchief?

    By Catherine Gourley (Author), Val Paul Taylor (Illustrator), Nancy Harrison (Illustrator)

    Paperback: 112 pages

    Age Range: 8 - 12 years

    Grade Level: 3 - 7



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